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Sep 28 2020

Sep 28 2020

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CPSC staffers are urging commissioners to use $1.5 million in FY2021 to fund activity on organohalogen flame retardants (OFRs).


Sep 28 2020

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CPSC's draft FY2021 operating plan contains seven instances of the COVID-19 pandemic affecting its operations.


Sep 28 2020

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CPSC knows of 17 poisoning deaths in 2018 among children under 5 years old.


Sep 28 2020

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CPSC's rulemaking on recreational off-highway vehicles (ROVs) will not be terminated.


Sep 28 2020

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Commissioner Peter Feldman September 18 urged against hampering innovation in micromobility.


Sep 28 2020

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DOJ September 16 filed a suit in the western Washington State U.S. district court alleging a bribery scheme by third-party sellers on Amazon.


Sep 28 2020

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The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) September 22 said its socioeconomic analysis committee (SEAC) supports further restricting over 1,000 skin sensitizing substances in textiles, leathers, synthetic leathers, hides, and furs.


Sep 28 2020

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The New Zealand Commerce Commission September 23 announced two new fines against toy importers.


Sep 28 2020

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Briefs on pool/spa drains, e-cigarettes, packaging, CSUs plus the regular charts on recalls/corrections, standards activities, and CPSC meetings.


Sep 21 2020

Sep 21 2020

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There were an estimated 132,800 emergency room visits in 2017-2019 associated with micromobility products, according to an CPSC report released September 15.


Sep 21 2020

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The challenge of dealing with data limitations was threaded throughout much of CPSC's September 15 online forum on micromobility.


Sep 21 2020

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Three Senators September 11 asked Amazon to answer eight questions about its product safety practices.


Sep 21 2020

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Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.V.) earlier in September joined legislators publicly opposing the nominations of Nancy Beck.


Sep 21 2020

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Safe reuse is among the concerns in an EC inquiry on sustainable products.


Sep 21 2020

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Product safety flaws are among challenges to free movement of goods in the EU, according to a European Parliament Research Service report.


Sep 21 2020

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The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) September 15 pointed to recent research done for CPSC to promote ATV requirements coming into effect in October.


Sep 21 2020

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Briefs on CPSC budget, hurricanes, toys, plus the regular charts on recalls/corrections, standards activities, and CPSC meetings.



FREE CONTENT FROM PRODUCT SAFETY LETTER
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.