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Apr 19 2021

Apr 19 2021

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There is disagreement among commissioners about a congressional goal for CPSC ports activity.


Apr 19 2021

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Commissioners voted 4-0 April 14 to approve an amended part-2 plan for midyear spending updates.


Apr 19 2021

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CPSC April 12 took the rare step of issuing a press release about a product deemed unsafe without a remedy in place.


Apr 19 2021

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Commissioner Peter Feldman April 9 called for "greater inclusivity when conducting agency information collection activities going forward."


Apr 19 2021

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Health Canada got 1,986 consumer product notices in 2020, according to the agency's April 12 report.


Apr 19 2021

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Estimated exposure levels of bisphenol A (BPA) from clothing likely do not risk adverse effects.


Apr 19 2021

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Briefs on upholstered furniture, testing/labs, helmets, CPSC plans, artificial intelligence, SaferProducts, and animal tests plus the regular charts on recalls/corrections, standards activities, and CPSC meetings.


Apr 12 2021

Apr 12 2021

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The week of April 5 saw two commission steps towards future CPSC activities.


Apr 12 2021

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A draft ASTM standard on market umbrellas would not test beach umbrellas to real world scenarios, CPSC staff worried in a March 10 letter to the F15.79 subcommittee.


Apr 12 2021

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CPSC will hold a webinar April 28 on updates to the business portal for the SaferProducts database.


Apr 12 2021

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CPSC staffers have addressed comments to a proposed survey on comprehension of warnings about infant sleep.


Apr 12 2021

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CPSC is moving towards a direct final rule on incorporating ISO/IEC changes on rules on testing/certification and lab accreditation.


Apr 12 2021

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Nursery products and furniture in 2020 were the most frequently recalled items deemed by Kids in Danger (KID) to be children's products.


Apr 12 2021

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The UK Government announced on 11 March that it is launching a broad-ranging review of the UK product safety framework, specifically with a view to "modernising" the laws to ensure they are fit for the technologies and markets of the future.


Apr 12 2021

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The European Commission's proposed new legislation on batteries published in December 2020 has started working its way through the EU's legislative process.

Apr 12 2021

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CPSC Acting Chairman Bob Adler praised the inclusion of projects targeting consumer diversity and safety equity in the midyear updates to the operating plan.


Apr 12 2021

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Briefs on upholstered furniture, highchairs, animal testing, chemicals, magnets, toys plus the regular charts on recalls/corrections, standards activities, and CPSC meetings.



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Apr 19 2021

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There is disagreement among commissioners about a congressional goal for CPSC ports activity.


Mar 23 2021

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The recent addition of $50 million into CPSC's budget means commissioners are expected to deal with the midyear projects update in two parts.


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.