DECEMBER 19, 2016VOLUME 45 ISSUE 48
PREMIUM CONTENT FROM PRODUCT SAFETY LETTER
Product Safety Letter will not have a December 26, 2016, edition due to its schedule of 48 issues per year. The next issue, Vol. 46, No. 1, will be dated January 2, 2017. The staff of Product Safety Letter wishes you joyous holidays and a happy and prosperous New Year.
CPSC extended to April 24 the comment period for its rulemaking on portable generators.
Subscriber-Only StoryCommissioner Joseph Mohorovic December 12 expressed concern with a recent review of mattress flammability rules and more broadly of CPSC approach to such effectiveness assessments.
Subscriber-Only StoryAn ASTM F15.18 task group December 14 addressed what to do with warnings on low-to-ground bassinets with short sides.
Subscriber-Only StoryNumerous CPSC staff December 14 observed a presentation by a UL 746A panel on efforts to improve the understanding of arcing and ignition of materials.
An ASTM F15.21 panel on infant bouncers December 12 decided to create a ballot item to address on-product age/weight limits.
Subscriber-Only StoryQuestions about recliners and sectionals got attention December 14 by members of an NFPA 277 task group on upholstered furniture.
he Window Covering Manufacturing Association (WCMA) saw a burst of activity in December by its standards panels.
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) will set up an EU Observatory for Nanomaterials, according to a December 12 announcement from DG Growth.
Subscriber-Only StoryBriefs on bicycle lights, chain saws, crossbows, food processors, and more.
Briefs on water rides, amusement rides, athletic turf, building fires, eye protection, pole vaults, and more.
Briefs on toys, biomonitoring, EU regulations, LED lights, rattles, refrigerators, air conditioners, and more.