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Sep 26 2022

Sep 26 2022

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CPSC staff urge commissioners to approve publication of a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPR) on adult portable bedrails.


Sep 26 2022

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Most comments to CPSC on off-highway vehicles (OHVs) and debris penetration were industry pushback.


Sep 26 2022

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CPSC got three comments, all favorable, on its request about whether there are safety upgrades in ASTM F2613-22 on children's chairs.


Sep 26 2022

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Remedy duties for TK Access Solutions (TKA) do not fully end after 2026, according to CPSC's consent agreement.


Sep 26 2022

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An ASTM working group on language September 20 opted to take first steps towards common wording about restraints on baby products.


Sep 26 2022

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More investigation is needed to establish the causal forces behind the safety in numbers (SIN) phenomenon for bicycling.


Sep 26 2022

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A CPSC contractor made numerous observations about the effectiveness of the Anchor It! campaign.


Sep 26 2022

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Briefs on CO detectors, magnet sets, shower seats, infant swings, endocrine disruptors, safe sleep, and PFAS, plus the regular charts on recalls/corrections, standards activities, and CPSC meetings.


Sep 19 2022

Sep 19 2022

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Clawfoot Supply will pay $6 million over CPSC allegations of late reporting with wall-mounted shower seats.


Sep 19 2022

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Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) Michael Young has denied the motion from Leachco that he disqualify himself from CPSC's suit to force the firm to recall infant loungers.


Sep 19 2022

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TKA Access Solutions(TKA) and CPSC have settled the agency's administrative suit to force a recall of residential elevators.


Sep 19 2022

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Commissioner Richard Trumka September 14 explicitly rejected, as a general point, that changes to warning labels make products safer.


Sep 19 2022

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Commissioners voted 2-3 against extending the comment period for off-highway vehicles (OHVs).


Sep 19 2022

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Comment by October 10 on an inquiry from the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) on broad updates to its governing regulation.


Sep 19 2022

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Three commissioners made statements on the recent 5-0 approval of a rule for magnet sets.


Sep 19 2022

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Mosaic Brands will pay AU$266,400 in Australia over charges that it made false claims about the approvals of filter masks and hot water bottles.


Sep 19 2022

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Briefs on extension cords, infant walkers, clothing, e-filing, safe sleep, winter safety, and clay targets, plus the regular charts on recalls/corrections, standards activities, and CPSC meetings.



FREE CONTENT FROM PRODUCT SAFETY LETTER
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."


Jul 23 2021

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A rarely discussed 1974 CPSC opinion on salmonella transmission from commercially produced pet turtles is the precedent cited in a dog-related petition before the commission.


Jul 14 2021

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Rich Trumka, Jr. is President Joe Biden's third CPSC commissioner selection.