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Jul 04 2022

Jul 04 2022

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CPSC would get $166.3 million in FY2023 under HR 8254, introduced June 28 by Rep. Mike Quigley (D-Ill).


Jul 04 2022

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CPSC's annual fireworks report June 27 indicated that the agency knows of nine non-occupational deaths in 2021.


Jul 04 2022

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The IMCO committee of the European Parliament adopted its report on the proposed General Product Safety Regulation (GPSR) on June 16.


Jul 04 2022

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An ASTM F15.09 task group on play equipment add-ons is looking at aftermarket crib mattress standards as a model.


Jul 04 2022

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An ASTM F15.42 task group June 27 had an early discussion on a potential new standard for indoor storage furnishing with horizontally hinged lids.


Jul 04 2022

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An ASTM F15.18 task group June 28 wordsmithed portions of the F2906 standard on bedside sleepers.


Jul 04 2022

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European co-legislators reached provisional agreement on proposed new laws to introduce a common charger into the EU in June.


Jul 04 2022

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Briefs on bouncer seats, button/coin cells, children's products, and surface coating, plus the regular charts on recalls/corrections, standards activities, and CPSC meetings.


Jun 27 2022

Jun 27 2022

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

Jun 27 2022

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CPSC members voted 4-0 June 22 to publish a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPR), with five amendments, targeting debris penetration in recreational off-highway vehicles (ROVs) and utility vehicles (UTVs).


Jun 27 2022

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CPSC got three comments on its implementation of the 2020 Portable Fuel Container Safety Act.


Jun 27 2022

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Thirteen Members of Congress June 21 asked Mattel CEO Ynon Kreiz if CPSC should get more power on unilateral recalls.


Jun 27 2022

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Commissioner Richard Trumka June 17 urged CPSC action on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) and perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS).


Jun 27 2022

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The U.K. Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) June 20 announced five actions it said would ease burdens related to the UKCA (U.K. conformity assessment).


Jun 27 2022

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An ASTM F15.18 task group is looking at zipper and similar entrapments in play yards.


Jun 27 2022

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ASTM June 17 began work on withdrawing two cigarette-ignition standards as redundant to NFPA 260.

Jun 27 2022

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The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) June 16 gave planned steps to implement its product safety priorities for the fiscal year that begins July 1.

Jun 27 2022

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The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) June 17 reported as "considerable progress" the assessments in 2021 of more than 1,900 substances.


Jun 27 2022

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CPSC June 22 provided a sign-language translator for the first time.


Jun 27 2022

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Commissioner Richard Trumka June 23 urged reporting of "illicit products" in short remarks on the effective date of CPSC's sleep products rule.


Jun 27 2022

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CPSC has 20 items in is spring regulatory agenda made available June 21.


Jun 27 2022

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CPSC canceled a roundtable discussion on accessing agency information under the Freedom of Information Act (FoIA).


Jun 27 2022

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Briefs on infant tubs, RVs, CLP, and button batteries, plus the regular charts on recalls/corrections, standards activities, and CPSC meetings.



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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.


Jul 05 2021

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President Joe Biden July 2 sent two CPSC nominations to the Senate, including one for chairman.