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JULY 31, 2017
VOLUME 46   ISSUE 29

 

PREMIUM CONTENT FROM PRODUCT SAFETY LETTER

Product Safety Letter will not have an August 7, 2017, edition due to its schedule of 48 issues a year. The next issue will be Vol. 46, No. 30 and will be dated August 14, 2017.


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CPSC Acting-Chairman Ann Marie Buerkle July 24 received the nomination to become chairman of the commission.


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Commissioners July 26 heard from a mix of industry and consumer representatives at the CPSC hearing on FY2018 and FY2019 priorities and agenda.


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CPSC's most recent regulatory agenda, made available July 19, shows the agency with 21 rulemaking activities at the pre-, proposed, or final rule stage .


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CPSC's July 25 all-day workshop on recall effectiveness was intended to start an ongoing dialog on such matters, Acting-Chairman Ann Marie Buerkle assured those assembled.


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The 29 comments that CPSC received on the latest version of its table saw rulemaking mostly were cautionary or negative.


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CPSC is planning a September 14 hearing to get input on the petition that seeks a ban of additive organohalogen flame retardants (FRs) in certain product classes.


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An NFPA panel July 25 began preliminary work on potentially suggesting changes to that organization's 227 standard for upholstered furniture.


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Socioeconomic factors play a top role in fire death rates, according to a July report from the National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA).


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Safety is one of four challenges raised by the Internet of Things (IOT), according to a report made available July 26 from the Government Accountability Office (GAO).


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The confidence of Europeans in product safety is rising, according to a July 25 report from DG Justice and Consumers.


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An updated draft CPSC final rule on its Freedom of Information (FoIA) regulations – with changes related to timing and news media – is slated for a commission vote by August 1.


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CPSC staffers July 27 made available a 2016 contractor report on child-resistant (CR) protections for the ignitions of all-terrain vehicles (ATVs).


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The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) will seek expert consultation until August 31 on a draft endocrine disruptors guidance.


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CPSC staff promised to report on corrective actions to the agency's contract process.


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Briefs on focus groups, noncomplying products, CPC quality, bicycle helmets, multipurpose lighters, California, and more.


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Briefs on camping mattresses, playground equipment, children's chairs, fire test, fuel containers, insulation, and more.


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Briefs on United Kingdom, faucets, irons, ROVs, candles, slap bracelets, toys, and more.