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MARCH 13, 2017
VOLUME 46   ISSUE 11

 

PREMIUM CONTENT FROM PRODUCT SAFETY LETTER

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CPSC's move to update its toy regulations to align with the most recent version of ASTM F963 was met with largely favorable comments.


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Foreseeable consumer use was the crux of much of the discussion March 8 by a UL 588 panel that looked at potential provisions to address year round use of outdoor string lights.

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CPSC NEISS estimates show about 11,800 injuries a year linked to TVs and tipping furniture, according to a report made available March 7.


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An ASTM F15.42 panel March 9 began looking at addressing variability in testing of out-stops in the drawers of dressers and similar clothing storage products.


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Smoke alarm manufacturers will need to overcome challenges to meet changes to UL requirements, according to a CPSC staff report made available March 7.


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An ASTM F15.10 panel March 7 expressed willingness eventually to consider alternate test methods for flame mitigation devices (FMDs).


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A day-long CPSC hearing March 8 on portable generators saw extended discussions of issues previously raised about protections against carbon monoxide (CO).


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ASTM March 6 said that members will develop its first standard intended for Canadian use.


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Briefs on magnets, toys, Vermont, bistro chairs, snow shoes, sweatshirts, and more.

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Briefs on carriages, floor covering, stun guns, trampolines, booster seats, SVHCs, and more.


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Briefs on UVC lamps, chemicals, SCHEER opinions, nanoforms, Moses basket stands, air handlers, bathrobes, and more.