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NOVEMBER 28, 2016
VOLUME 45   ISSUE 45

 

PREMIUM CONTENT FROM PRODUCT SAFETY LETTER

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CPSC's November 22 loss in an appeal involving magnets followed its court victory in a different case involving incident reporting.


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CPSC rulemakings will receive "enhanced scrutiny" in coming months until a new commission chairman is in place, the leaders of its congressional oversight committees warned.

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CPSC's abilities to manage chemicals in consumer products and oversee import surveillance were the targets of the 'Looking Ahead' section of its FY2016 financial report.


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U.S. PIRG's November 22 Trouble in Toyland report broke with its decades-old model and listed toys it found available to buy despite being recalled.


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There was an estimated annual average of 148 deaths in 2011-2013 due to non-fire carbon monoxide (CO) incidents, according to data CPSC made available in November.


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There were at least 11 deaths in 2015 among children younger than 15 years and associated with toys, according to data that CPSC made available November 17.


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A November 18 template from the European Commission provides a framework for developing market surveillance activities.


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The addition of one new standard on self-balancing scooters (hoverboards) and the loss of none meant that CPSC ended FY2016 with 71 active voluntary standards projects.

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Briefs on Thanksgiving, off-road vehicles, and more.


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Briefs on athletic fields, upholstered furniture, airsoft gear, amusement rides, fire tests, and more.


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Briefs on chemicals, online sales, beanbag chairs, finger paint, and more.