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Jun 17 2024

Jun 17 2024

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Commissioners voted 4-1 to give a 45-day extension for comments on the bassinets and cradles rulemaking.


Jun 17 2024

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CPSC's new business complaint portal, created at the request of Commissioners Peter Feldman and Douglas Dziak, is set up for companies to report safety concerns anonymously.

Jun 17 2024

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Commissioner Richard Trumka in late May suggested that both consumers and companies can benefit from a recent CPSC webpage targeting compliance with labeling requirements in the Federal Hazardous Substances Act (FHSA).


Jun 17 2024

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Canada and the U.S. collaborated on 78 recalls in the fiscal year that ended with March 2023, according to Health Canada's June 7 report.

Jun 17 2024

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There were at least 45 incidents in Canada in 2011-2023 involving ingestion or inhalation of bristles from grill brushes.


Jun 17 2024

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Briefs on commission staff, CPSC inventory, UV sanitizers, chemicals, and drowning, plus the regular charts on recalls/corrections, standards activities, and CPSC meetings.

Jun 10 2024

Jun 10 2024

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The 10th Circuit U.S. appeals court June 4 ruled Leachco cannot stop CPSC's administrative proceeding based solely on whether the commission's structure is constitutional.


Jun 10 2024

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CPSC knows of 1,073 drowning deaths in pools or spas in 2019-2021 and involving children under 15 years old.


Jun 10 2024

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Commissioner Richard Trumka June 6 predicted more recalls of gun safes with biometric features.


Jun 10 2024

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Products sold online and recycled items were among suggestions for possible enforcement activity by the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA).


Jun 10 2024

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Health Canada processed 657 product safety reports in the first quarter of calendar 2024, according to its most recent data.


Jun 10 2024

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The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) in late May said it agreed to a plan for LG Energy Solutions to locate some 4,400 recalled solar batteries.


Jun 10 2024

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Six priorities are the targets of a fit-for-purpose review of Australian safety requirements for household electrical products.


Jun 10 2024

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Briefs on CPSC midyear, e-filing, and CPSC IG, plus the regular charts on recalls/corrections, standards activities, baby loungers, and CPSC meetings.



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Jun 10 2024

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The 10th Circuit U.S. appeals court June 4 ruled Leachco cannot stop CPSC's administrative proceeding based solely on whether the commission's structure is constitutional.


Mar 15 2024

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Republicans chairing the House committee and subcommittee that oversee CPSC March 4 asserted that the agency puts policy announcements behind a paywall when speaking before the International Consumer Product Health and Safety Organization (ICHPSO).


Mar 07 2024

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The Senate March 7 confirmed Douglas Dziak, by unanimous voice vote, to become a CPSC commissioner.


Feb 05 2024

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Consumer product recalls announced by the CPSC in 2023 showed some troublesome extremes.


Jan 22 2024

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The U.S. 5th Circuit appeals court January 17 upheld the protections CPSC commissioners enjoy against not-for-cause removal by presidents.


Sep 18 2023

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Cost-benefit procedure was faulted September 12 by a three-judge panel to vacate CPSC's rule on custom window coverings.


Sep 11 2023

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While the recent $11.5 M civil penalty agreement between Whirlpool and the CPSC certainly raised some eyebrows, what caught my attention are the technical issues behind this penalty.


Jul 31 2023

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CPSC's July 27 hearing on battery fires, especially in micromobility, was marked by a consensus across stakeholders for commission rulemaking.


May 08 2023

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Rep. James Comer (R-Ky.) and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) April 26 pushed Consumer Reports to detail any contacts by its writers or other staff with anyone at CPSC over gas stoves.


Apr 17 2023

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Furniture manufacturers and retailers are currently at a crossroads not knowing which way to turn.


Apr 03 2023

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Douglas Dziak is the nominee for the open commissioner position at CPSC.


Mar 20 2023

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CPSC's FY2024 budget request, if granted, would give it 39.4% raise over its current funding.


Mar 13 2023

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A child's value of statistical life (VSL) would be twice that of an adult's in a draft CPSC guidance on such calculations.


Mar 13 2023

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The International Consumer Product Health and Safety Organization (ICPHSO) kicked off its 30th Anniversary year at the recently held 2023 Annual Meeting and Training Symposium in Orlando, Florida.


Feb 27 2023

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CPSC staff February 22 sent commissioners a draft request for information (RFI) about gas stoves' effects on indoor air.


Feb 20 2023

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CPSC staffers February 10 asked UL to form a working group to look at lithium-ion battery fires in micromobility products.


Feb 13 2023

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Commissioners voted 3-1 February 8 to publish the supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking (NPR) on revising CPSC's 6(b) rules.


Feb 06 2023

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'Second-life' lithium-ion batteries have generally the same hazard patterns as new counterparts, but at higher likelihood, according to a January 31 report by the UK Office for Product Safety & Standards (OPSS).


Jan 23 2023

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Many of CPSC staff's 6(b) proposals rely on an understanding of disclosure as involving release of new information.


Jan 16 2023

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The Window Covering Manufacturers Association (WCMA) January 10 won a stay of the recent CPSC rule on custom window coverings.