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AUGUST 6, 2018
VOLUME 47   ISSUE 29

 

PREMIUM CONTENT FROM PRODUCT SAFETY LETTER

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CPSC received eight comments on its draft update of its age determination guide for toys.


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Smart capabilities were among the topics in an additional comment that CPSC made available August 1 on its work on a survey about smoke and CO alarms.


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Members of a UL 2157 task group July 31 got a quick update on work towards developing a test to protect against explosive incidents involving top-loading clothes washing machines.


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An ASTM F15.42 task group July 30 discussed whether and how much to lower the height of clothing storage units subject to stability tests in the F2057 standard.


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California' Bureau of Electronic and Appliance Repair, Home Furnishings and Thermal Insulation (BEARHFTI) July 27 circulated its proposed plans to phase out use of its TB 133 rule. Affected would be upholstered furniture in public occupancies.


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Six consumer groups July 27 jointly asked CPSC to ensure sufficient focus on eight issues through FY2019.

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Public Citizen July 25 reported that the sum of CPSC's penalties fell 43% comparing calendar 2016 to calendar 2017.

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The European Commission on 11 July published a roadmap for the review of the Toy Safety directive 2009/48/E, the main piece of European legislation regulating the safety of toys and the functioning of the internal market for toys.


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The UK government on 12 July published a White Paper outlining its proposals for the future relationship between the United Kingdom and European Union.


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Health Canada will hold a webinar in English August 17 on the "general prohibition" provisions of the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act (CCPSA).


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The U.K. consumer group Which? July 26 called on appliance manufacturers to improve the fire resistance of identification markings.


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Briefs on CPSC agenda, CPSC budget, CPSC activity, phthalates, CPSC leadership, upholstered furniture, CPSC meeting logs, and more.


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Briefs on amusement rides, dressers, headgear, smoke generation, baby monitors, membrane switches, paintball, and more.


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Briefs on product safety week, dual quality, industrial products, battery chargers, body wash, cleaner, face masks, gate latches, and more.