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Dec 12 2022

Dec 12 2022

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CPSC's inspector general (IG) wrote that it is "looking forward" to resolving concern over access to agency emails.


Dec 12 2022

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Two contractor reports made available November 30 will inform CPSC work on ATV stability.

Dec 12 2022

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CPSC is on a fishing expedition and, further, does not need more information, Leachco told the administrative law judge (ALJ) in the forced-recall case.


Dec 12 2022

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Whether there is a duty to remedy products that are functionally equivalent to those found to be hazardous is among the debates in recent filings in CPSC's administrative suit to force recalls by Amazon.


Dec 12 2022

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Potential government intervention is among the possibilities raised in an issues paper on fires involving lithium-ion batteries by the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC).


Dec 12 2022

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Briefs on clothing storage units, window coverings, CPSC 50th Anniversary, DINP, SaferProducts.gov, winder, and ammo/tackle, plus the regular charts on recalls/corrections, standards activities, and CPSC meetings.


Dec 05 2022

Dec 05 2022

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CPSC is seeking relief in what it portrays as stonewalling by Leachco in the administrative suit to force the company to recall Podster infant loungers.


Dec 05 2022

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With just few finalization steps left, the European Parliament and Council November 29 provisionally agreed on the General Product Safety Regulation (GPSR).


Dec 05 2022

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The International Consumer Product Health and Safety Organization (ICPHSO) held its 2022 International Symposium on 14-15 November 2022.

Dec 05 2022

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About 94% of ATVs met Australian requirements that became effective in 2020 and 2021, the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) said November 24.


Dec 05 2022

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Product safety is an explicit part of a November 28 injury prevention report by the World Health Organization (WHO).


Dec 05 2022

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Briefs on feeding pillows, CSUs, window coverings, and infant walkers, plus the regular charts on recalls/corrections, standards activities, and CPSC meetings.



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Oct 10 2022

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CPSC was one of three agencies contacted in late September by three legislators about intellectual property violations against a Wisconsin company.


Oct 10 2022

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The FBI's September 30 warning about online sales of counterfeit batteries focused on the safety risks.


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."