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Mar 08 2021

Mar 08 2021

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CPSC must update its 2017 restriction of DINP although the rule will remain in force in the meantime.

Mar 08 2021

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CPSC March 4 highlighted seven product categories that likely had increases in associated injuries during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Mar 08 2021

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CPSC is seeking to build its approaches to artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) around a desire that such technology be developed and made within an appropriate safety culture.


Mar 08 2021

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The three comments to CPSC's proposed comprehension study of warning labels on infant sleep products were generally positive.


Mar 08 2021

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Acting CPSC Chairman Bob Adler last month made four comparisons to larger, sister agencies FDA and NHSTA in essentially identical letters sent to legislators and OMB.

Mar 08 2021

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EPA has done three of six tasks in its action plan on per and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), the Government Accountability Office (GAO) said in a review published March 1.


Mar 08 2021

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European nations in 2020 sent 2,253 notice to the EU's rapid alert product safety system often referred to as Safety Gate or RAPEX.


Mar 08 2021

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CPSC March 2 took a new approach to break periods during online events.


Mar 08 2021

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The International Consumer Product Health and Safety Organization (ICPHSO) held its 2021 Annual Meeting and Training Symposium on 22-26 February 2021.


Mar 08 2021

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Briefs on product safety awards, online platforms, REACH, formaldehyde, and chemical alternatives plus the regular charts on recalls/corrections, standards activities, and CPSC meetings.


Mar 01 2021

Mar 01 2021

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A potential $50 million influx of money to CPSC would not be enough to address its resources needs, Acting Chairman Bob Adler told an online ICPHSO audience February 24.


Mar 01 2021

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Those wanting to give input in CPSC's upcoming hearing on its FY2022 agenda and priorities should request to do so by March 17.


Mar 01 2021

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The lawsuit targeting CPSC's incorporation of voluntary standards into its regulation – especially in the Section 104 process – changed venues February 18.


Mar 01 2021

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A February report by the CPSC inspector general (IG) office had four observations and eleven recommendations about the agency's Office of Communication Management (OCM).


Mar 01 2021

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Briefs on dressers, Australia, UK testing plus the regular charts on recalls/corrections, standards activities, and CPSC meetings.


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Jan 11 2021

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Gib Mullan, CPSC general counsel, and Chris Hudgins, the agency's legislative affairs director, will be leaving.


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.