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Aug 22 2022

Aug 22 2022

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Commissioners' votes were due near the PSL deadline on issuing a direct final rule to incorporate changes in ASTM F2549-22 into 16 CFR 1230 on frame child carriers.


Aug 22 2022

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Commenters to CPSC were split on whether there are safety improvements in revisions in ASTM F2194–22?1.


Aug 22 2022

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An ASTM group August 16 decided to move towards creating a methods guide related to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) as well as a new F15 subcommittee.


Aug 22 2022

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Whether to test interlocks with drawers loaded was among the topics discussed August 15 by an ASTM F15.42 task group.


Aug 22 2022

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Infants' tendency to fall asleep during nursing arose August 15 in ASTM F15 discussion of infant feeding support products, which are not meant for sleep.


Aug 22 2022

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Comment by September 11 on policy options for infant sleep products in Australia.


Aug 22 2022

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The 2,871 product reports received by Health Canada in 2021 were a 36.1% increase over the 2,109 in 2020.


Aug 22 2022

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Comment to the EC by September 8 about the appropriate risk oversight of non-medical devices intended to affect the body.


Aug 22 2022

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Leachco lawyers complained August 11 that CPSC did not consult with them about deposition notices sent a week before.


Aug 22 2022

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Briefs on slings, toys, electronics, beach umbrellas, back-to-school, and CPSC contracts, plus the regular charts on recalls/corrections, standards activities, and CPSC meetings.


Aug 15 2022

Aug 15 2022

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Commissioners voted 4-1 for an amended 2023-2026 draft strategic plan that will be sent out for public comments.


Aug 15 2022

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CPSC knows of 52 deaths in 2021 due to carbon monoxide (CO) and linked to engine-driven tools, according to its report issued August 4.


Aug 15 2022

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Numerous changes in ASTM F2907-22 on sling carriers will improve safety, according to CPSC staff.


Aug 15 2022

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The Washington State Department of Ecology distributed draft regulatory language for is Safer Products program that will be discussed at online discussions August 16 and 18.


Aug 15 2022

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CPSC Chairman Alexander Hoehn-Saric express pleasure that a federal court rejected a challenge to the 2021 sleep products rule.


Aug 15 2022

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Comment by September 2 on a draft EC decision on updating safety requirements for non-toy childcare products.


Aug 15 2022

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The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) August 10 emphasized that day's effective date for restrictions on crumb rubber in sports and playground surfacing.


Aug 15 2022

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Briefs on CPSC rulemakings, CPSC contracts, FoIA, beta pilot, and school supplies, plus the regular charts on recalls/corrections, standards activities, and CPSC meetings.



FREE CONTENT FROM PRODUCT SAFETY LETTER
Jul 19 2022

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Kids In Danger (KID) launched a new online course geared towards entrepreneurs and businesses that create children’s products – the KID Design Safety Toolkit.


Jun 27 2022

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The Senate June 22 confirmed Mary Boyle to be a CPSC commissioner.


Jun 20 2022

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Mary Boyle's nomination to become a CPSC commissioner moved closer to a final Senate decision with a 49-47-4 vote June 16 to end debate.


May 23 2022

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CPSC May 20 used its power to make unilateral safety announcements with infant rescue bags.


Apr 25 2022

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Volume 1, Number 1 of Product Safety Letter was dated April 3, 1972.


Apr 11 2022

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Amazon is seeking documents about CPSC from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to help build its defense in its forced recall case.


Mar 07 2022

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Mary Boyle's nomination to be a CPSC commissioner remains alive despite a 14-14 party-line committee vote March 3.


Feb 28 2022

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Several weeks ago, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), ignoring its own data, and despite its good intentions, enacted a rule that in our view unnecessarily exposes infants to an increased risk of death in play yards.


Feb 21 2022

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CSPC speakers February 16 confirmed as intentional a trend that has arisen in recent months – movement toward faster action.


Feb 14 2022

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Commissioners February 9 followed through with a threat to launch an administrative suit aimed at forcing a recall by Leachco.


Feb 07 2022

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E-commerce retailers' accuracy in stating the correct age grades for toys varies, especially comparing different toy types.


Jan 31 2022

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Administrative Law Judge James Grimes January 19 declined to dismiss CPSC's lawsuit to force a recall by Amazon, rejecting the company's position that it is not a distributor under the CPSA.


Jan 10 2022

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The first deadline of a just-signed New York State law (S.4630-B/A.5418-B) on certain classes of flame retardants (FRs) affects electronics displays and stands.


Jan 03 2022

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There was an increase in SaferProducts.gov submissions in FY2021 compared to FY2020.


Jan 03 2022

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Wearable items– whether clothing or technology – got specific callout in a CPSC contractor report on product risks to those with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDDs).


Dec 20 2021

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The appropriate amount of time given to companies to come into compliance with CPSC rules was the primary topic at a December 14 decisional meeting.


Oct 11 2021

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The Senate October 7 by voice votes confirmed the nominations of Alexander Hoehn-Saric to become CPSC chairman as well as a commissioner until 2027.


Oct 05 2021

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Republican commissioners' September 24 use of their temporary majority to alter CPSC's FY2022 Operating Plan led to an assertion from Acting Chairman Robert Adler that their move was a "clear and serious breach of our internal rules."


Jul 23 2021

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A rarely discussed 1974 CPSC opinion on salmonella transmission from commercially produced pet turtles is the precedent cited in a dog-related petition before the commission.


Jul 14 2021

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Rich Trumka, Jr. is President Joe Biden's third CPSC commissioner selection.