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SEPTEMBER 5, 2016
VOLUME 45   ISSUE 33

 

PREMIUM CONTENT FROM PRODUCT SAFETY LETTER

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Commissioner Robert Adler indicated August 31 that he is prepared to offer a compromise on the long-backburnered proposed interpretive rules on 6(b) and voluntary recalls.

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An ASTM F15.18 task group August 26 looked at the potential safety risks associated with the emergence of baby boxes in the U.S.


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An ASTM F15.45 panel August 26 worked on cleaning up the rationale language for F2417 candle fire safety requirements.


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Sudden stops and maximum speeds were among issues addressed September 1 by an ASTM F15.58 panel on hoverboards.


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Representatives of companies affected by the federal inquiry into crumb rubber infill August 31 asked CPSC members if the commission might point to a new ASTM standard regarding such materials.


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The 818 traffic deaths in 2015 involving "pedalcyclists" were the highest number since 1995, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported August 29.

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Until 15 September the European Commission Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content & Technology (DG CONNECT) is holding a public consultation on the safety of apps and other non-embedded software not covered by sector-specific legislation.


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The Radio Equipment Directive (2014/53/EU) (RED) came into effect on 13 June 2016.

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Ozsale will pay AU$500,000 under an Australian court order involving children's nightwear.


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The EC's Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) will sponsor two inquiries into the safety of nano version of colloidal silver as well as styrene/acrylates copolymer and sodium styrene/acrylates copolymer.


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The International Consumer Product Health and Safety Organization (ICPHSO) and ASTM October 13 jointly will sponsor a workshop on information and education campaigns.


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Consumer Federation of America (CFA) said that as of mid-August, its 2016 tally of deaths involving off-highway vehicles (OHVs) increased over the same period in 2015.


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Briefs on OHVs, furniture, trampolines, bike helmets, cable, climbing harnesses, light fixtures, and more.


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Briefs on amusement rides, helmets, trampolines, vacuum cleaners, body armor, candles, refrigerated table, and more.


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Briefs on power adapters, baby carriers, bike helmets, LED lamps, light fixtures, toys, and more.