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MAY 21, 2018
VOLUME 47   ISSUE 20

 

PREMIUM CONTENT FROM PRODUCT SAFETY LETTER

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CPSC members' May 17 midyear updates to the operating plan came in a single managers amendment.


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CPSC's handling of the Internet of Things (IoT) seems more likely to require it to work at the edges of its duties and jurisdiction than have many other issues.


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CPSC already had received 31 comments about the Internet of Things (IoT) prior to its May 22 hearing.


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Issues like battery life, extreme conditions, and impact angles/heights are at the center of the debate on inflatable bicycle helmets.


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Deaths rates due to falls among those 65 years or older jumped 31% from 2007 to 2016, according to CDC's May 11 Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

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The Environmental Protection Agency May 10 said it soon would be issuing a final rule on paint strippers containing methylene chloride.


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Meeting materials made available in advance of a May 25 California session on synthetic turf give updates on ongoing work there.


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The Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM) May 16 said its recent testing of counterfeit refrigerator water filters found across-the-board unsafe performance.


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The U.K. Office of Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) May 15 said its review of Hotpoint FF175B refrigerator/freezers determined there is "no need for further action."

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The U.K. Office of Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) May 11-14 pointed to four updated guidances.


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Australia dealt with 133 recalls in the first quarter of this year with 64 involving general consumer products.


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Argyle Performance Workwear will pay a fine in New Zealand for selling protective clothing that fails to meet its safety claims.

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Members of the European Parliament earlier this month approved a nonbinding resolution (by 620-14, 18 abstentions) seeking a diplomatic drive against animal testing.


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The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) is in the early stage of seeking candidates for an expert panel on certain flame retardants.


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UL May 10 promoted the U.S./Canadian acceptance of its UL 8139 standard on the electrical performance of electronic cigarettes.


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Briefs on Dana Baiocco, chainsaws, water boilers, candle holders, crayons, gas fireplaces, and more.


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Briefs on building material, boxing gear, amusement rides, expansion gates, athletic fields, and more.


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Briefs on IUCLID, REACH fees, REACH deadline, bicycle cranks, lotion, pool fences, swings, and more.