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OCTOBER 24, 2016
VOLUME 45   ISSUE 40

 

PREMIUM CONTENT FROM PRODUCT SAFETY LETTER

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Commissioners October 19 voted 3-2 on party lines to pass CPSC's FY2017 Operating Plan, adding seven items.


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Over the past year, CPSC has been receiving feedback from standards development organizations (SDOs) with responses to 22 questions about their practices.


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Nearly four dozen industry associations jointly signed a letter sent October 18 to CPSC expressing concerns about the potential revival of the 6(b) and voluntary recalls rules.


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Commissioners October 20 questioned CPSC staff about a draft proposal to set emission rates for four classes of portable generators.


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There are three areas of problems with a CPSC staff suggestion to come up with a new proposal on upholstered furniture flammability, commissioners heard October 14.


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Members of the fireworks industry October 14 asked CPSC to do more about fireworks that contain too much explosive powder.


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Commissioners October 14 heard from representatives of the National Floor Safety Institute (NFSI) who urged action on a petition involving slip resistance labeling.


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CPSC member October 14 received presentations about a technology to embed information into products via small NFC (near frequency communication) chips.

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The U.K. Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy October 15 said is setting up a panel on appliance safety.


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The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) requested comments on two more product safety requirements.


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Briefs on death reports, fireworks, toys, face paint, circular saws, dive computers, food dehydrators, more.


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Briefs on dish washers, fire tests, food waste, HVAC, counterfeits, upholstered furniture.

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Briefs on leisure accidents, bicycles, costumes, washing machines, utility lamps, barstools, more.