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DECEMBER 12, 2016
VOLUME 45   ISSUE 47

 

PREMIUM CONTENT FROM PRODUCT SAFETY LETTER

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Commissioners are slated to vote by December 13 on a recommendation to deny a petition from the National Floor Safety Institute (NFSI).


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CPSC staff December 7 provided an updated assessment of the effectiveness of the mattress open flame rules at 16 CFR 1633.


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An ASTM F15.18 panel on single-action fold mechanisms in bassinets December 7 did not voice opposition to drafting language to address an issue that a company experienced during testing.


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Work by standards panels for the Window Covering Manufacturers Association (WCMA) the week of December 6 included discussion of stock versus custom units and warning label questions.


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A CSA panel looking at smart enabled outdoor cooking appliances December 6 decided to withdraw from comment a draft annex it has been working on.


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A prime lesson at a December 8 "debriefing" by a New England group on carbon monoxide awareness was to consider the seasonal demands of technicians.


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Health Canada seeks comments until February 15 on two regulatory proposals that target children's exposure to lead and cadmium.


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Australia's Productivity Commission is seeking comments by January 23 on its recommendations on enforcement and administration of the nation's consumer law.


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The two agencies in charge of much of the EC's chemical restrictions December 5 said they are targeting the first half of 2017 for a draft guidance on endocrine disrupters.


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The EU's RAPEX product safety reporting system is situated to have fewer notices in 2016 than 2015, and the number easily could drop below 2,000.


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RAPEX reactions sent by EU member states during 2016 likely will increase by nearly 33% over 2015.

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Briefs on cooking appliances, confidentiality, Internet of Things, Christmas trees, portable devices, SaferProducts.gov, and more.


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Briefs on amusement rides, broilers, coffee brewers, fryers, window locks, paintball gear, and more.


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Briefs on LEDs, toys, dirt bikes, first aid kits, refrigerators, candles, cribs, gift boxes, and more.