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OCTOBER 16, 2017
VOLUME 46   ISSUE 39

 

PREMIUM CONTENT FROM PRODUCT SAFETY LETTER

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CPSC's multi-hour staff briefing October 11 on the phthalates rulemaking likely was the next-to-last discussion prior to a final decision on the decade-long effort.


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More comments appeared the week of October 9 on CPSC's docket for its request about easing regulatory burdens.


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Two recent CPSC happenings involve ATVs and passengers.


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Commissioners were slated to vote by ballot as PSL went to press on delegating authority for granting firewalled-lab status.


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Commissioners voted 5-0 to publish a notice of proposed rulemaking for a CPSC regulatory relief determination.

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There were about 1.34 million U.S. fires in 2016 with some 475,500 in structures, according to data just available from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).


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There was an estimated annual average of 358,500 home structure fires during 2011-2015, according to a new report from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).


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There was an estimated annual average of 4,980 fires in educational structures in 2011-2015, according to data from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).


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An F15.16 working group October 9 decided on movement towards dealing with certain reclining seat accessories in the F404 high chair standard.


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An ASTM F15.18 working group October 11 decided to move towards an alternate gap test in the F406 play-yard standard.

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The 172 RAPEX reports received in September puts the year-to-date total at 1,555.


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The EC processed 298 RAPEX reactions in September, so the year-to-date tally is at 2,774.


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Briefs on magnets, infant tubs, Spectrum, subject protections, safety seats, CPSC contracts, and more.


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Briefs on amusement rides, pole vault, area lighting, building material, buoyant devices, doors, and more.


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Briefs on bicycle helmets, cribs, heaters, lighters, massage cushions, sleepwear, and more.