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Aug 03 2020

Aug 03 2020

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CPSC did not lose or gain voluntary standards projects in the second half of FY2019, retaining its count of 74.


Aug 03 2020

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The ASTM F15 task group on commercial umbrellas July 28 began the process of looking at wind tunnel testing for its draft new standard.


Aug 03 2020

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For many connected consumer products, cybersecurity is relevant not only to privacy and data protection, but also the safety of the product.


Aug 03 2020

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The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) July 27 said it is investigating how previously recalled sleepwear was offered on eBay.


Aug 03 2020

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Health Canada July 23 said it recently has made available four chemical test methods.


Aug 03 2020

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Briefs on water guns, hurricanes, GPSD, and vaping plus the regular charts on recalls/corrections, standards activities, and CPSC meetings.


Jul 27 2020

Jul 27 2020

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CPSC in FY2021 would get $137 million under HR 7668, introduced July 17 by Rep. Mike Quigley (D-Ill.).

Jul 27 2020

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There was an estimated annual average of 361,800 residential structure fires in 2015-2017 associated with consumer products and attended by fire services.


Jul 27 2020

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CPSC staff told commissioners that it likely is best to hold off until FY2022 on a recommendation on a petition involving adult portable bed rails.


Jul 27 2020

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Commissioners July 21 voted 4-0 to seek comments on a General Counsel office recommendation to review children's product testing, certification, and labeling.


Jul 27 2020

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Commissioners July 21 voted 3-1 to give a five-month extension to the effective date for the recent final rule involving hand-held infant carriers.


Jul 27 2020

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Commissioners cast two 4-0 votes for CPSC forums on artificial intelligence (AI) and micromobility.


Jul 27 2020

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A July recommendation from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) asserts that product safety systems should at the least address three areas.

Jul 27 2020

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Product safety is among the issues affected by a July 16 U.K. inquiry on regulating smart products.


Jul 27 2020

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Prosafe seeks response by August 28 from labs interested in participating in surveillance activity on portable heaters.


Jul 27 2020

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The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) July 23 sued Decathlon in the New South Wales district federal court.


Jul 27 2020

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Australia saw 151 recalls in the quarter that ended March 31, according to the latest ACCCount report from the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC).


Jul 27 2020

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Briefs on SaferProducts.gov, CPSC contracts, lighters, exports, big tents, Whirlpool, inclined sleeper, cloth masks, sustainable materials, hot cars, crib mattresses, vaping products, REACH, EU import/exports, and infringement notices plus the regular charts on recalls/corrections, standards activities, and CPSC meetings.



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Jul 06 2020

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CPSC has not paid Adam Savage a $30,000 fee for his services and use of his image.


Jun 22 2020

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Nancy Beck's CPSC nominations were put in question June 17.


Jun 15 2020

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CPSC's recently created position of consumer ombudsman will have five broad mission goals.


May 25 2020

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CPSC will follow a new executive order on regulations.


May 18 2020

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Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) May 13 sought information from CPSC-chairman-nominee Nancy Beck about her alleged role in reports of the White House purportedly delaying release of a CDC guideline on post-pandemic reopenings.


May 11 2020

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CPSC's rescheduling of its priorities hearing for May 27 is not an indication that the agency is set to return to normal, in-person operations.


Apr 27 2020

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CPSC and other federal agencies should take five areas into considerations when deciding to resume physical operations, according to an April 20 guidance from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM).


Apr 03 2020

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Companies with specific problems delivering recall remedies should make those issues clear to consumers, CPSC is urging.


Mar 30 2020

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CPSC is advising that some companies' recall remedies currently might be unavailable.


Mar 13 2020

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CPSC will use teleworking to the "maximum extent possible" as a Coronavirus precaution, according to a March 13 statement.


Mar 09 2020

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The White House March 2 announced the nomination of Nancy Beck to be CPSC chairman.


Mar 02 2020

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Discussion February 27 between CPSC and ASTM staff on wearable technology quickly expanded into how the two organizations are adapting to emerging technology broadly.


Feb 20 2020

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CPSC staff gave commissioners five reasons to support recently approved integration of some General Counsel staff into the Office Compliance and Field Operations.


Jan 22 2020

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Former CPSC Acting Chairman Ann Marie Buerkle spoke to PSL about her decision to join the Washington, D.C. office of Williams & Jensen as a principal starting January 22.


Dec 23 2019

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A report from the Democratic minority of the Senate Commerce Committee urged three steps to improve CPSC responses to unsafe products.


Oct 01 2019

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Gib Mullan will become CPSC general counsel, Acting Chairman Bob Adler told PSL, October 1.


Sep 16 2019

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Robert Adler will take over as CPSC acting chairman October 1.


Aug 05 2019

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Briefs on product safety education, chemicals, PFAS, car seats, anchoring, OHVs, strollers, flooring, consumer education, hot car deaths, vinyl gloves, plus the regular charts on recalls/corrections, standards activities, and CPSC meetings.


Jun 18 2019

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CPSC Acting Chairman Ann Marie Buerkle will leave the commission October 27 and will step down as agency head September 30.


Jun 10 2019

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The 29 people or entities who received CPSC Information Clearinghouse data outside the 6(b) process included companies, journalists, researchers, lawyers and others.