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JUNE 4, 2018
VOLUME 47   ISSUE 22

 

PREMIUM CONTENT FROM PRODUCT SAFETY LETTER

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Commissioners May 30 voted 4-0 to publish a direct final rule at 16 CFR 1220 for non-full-size cribs.


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Commissioners May 30 voted 4-0 to docket a revised petition targeting labeling and point-of-purchase information on the slip resistance of floor coverings.

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Commissioners May 30 voted 4-0 to extend the comment period for the draft update of its age determination guide for toys.


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CPSC May 23 made available a contractor report that offers suggestions on updating the agency's injury cost model.


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The top suggestion in input on CPSC's draft human factors guidance was that the document might be too general.


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Nonfatal pool/spa drowning incidents among children under 15 years old averaged about 6,400 annually during 2015-2017, according to estimates CPSC made available May 29.


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CPSC knows of 11 pool and spa drain suction incidents from 2013 to 2017.


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CPSC got little input on a proposed survey to assess use of smoke and/or CO alarms.


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CPSC staff in April sent a letter to the ASTM F15.17 subcommittee to seek attention to failures involving straps on stationary activity centers.

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CPSC staff in April wrote the ASTM F15.19 subcommittee to seek numerous changes related to crib bumpers in the F1917 infant bedding standard.


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The U.K. Office of Product Safety and Standards May 29 pointed to three reports on regulatory activity.


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A New Zealand company pled guilty to charges it sold noncompliant children's nightwear, the nation's Commerce Commission said May 28.


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On 25 April 2018, the European Commission published its most recent communication on the development of artificial intelligence (AI) in Europe.


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The European Commission on May 7 published results of its evaluation of the Machinery Directive.


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The California Air Resources Board (CARB) recently reported good findings regarding air filtration and asthma.


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CPSC May 30 warned that pool/spa incidents have not changed significantly and "continue to pose a public health risk."


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CPSC May 31 pointed to incident data showing deaths associated with inclined sleep products.


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ASTM's ad hoc language panel this month will be looking at new business regarding latching/locking mechanisms and batteries.


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CPSC has made available a signup sheet and agenda for its upcoming trilateral summit with the EU and China.


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CPSC May 31 offered hurricane advice.


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Briefs on Dana Baiocco, highchairs, inclined sleep products, expandable gates, play yard mattresses, portable fuel containers, and more.


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Briefs on ovens, lighters, ranges, vacuum cleaners, lamps, table saws, and more.


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Briefs on car seats, surveillance, DVD players, laptops, cleats, dining sets, puffer balls, and more.