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May 10 2021

May 10 2021

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CPSC Acting Chairman Bob Adler May 5 used the announcement of Peloton's reversal in opposing a treadmill recall to reiterate his concerns about 6(b) information controls.


May 10 2021

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Commissioners' votes are due May 11 on publishing a direct final rule to incorporate updates in ASTM F2613-21 on children's folding chairs and stools.


May 10 2021

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CPSC will move towards rules to address fire and debris-penetration on off-highway vehicles (OHVs).


May 10 2021

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CPSC Acting Chairman Bob Adler May 5 directed agency staff to look at updating rules governing flocked toys.


May 10 2021

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Comment by May 26 to an Australian consultation on updating references to voluntary standards on projectile toys in the nation's mandatory rules.


May 10 2021

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California's Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) April 29 said that toys, jewelry and artificial turf will be among its targets through 2023.


May 10 2021

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Comment by June 17 on Health Canada's proposed changes to the nation's carriages and strollers regulations.


May 10 2021

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Canada and the U.S. in late April both announced steps towards further regulation of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).


May 10 2021

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Two late April reports from CPSC's Inspector General (IG) office found faults in the agency's practices regarding background checks and equal employment opportunity.


May 10 2021

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Some 73.3% of CPSC staffers (326 of 445) replied to the 2020 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey.


May 10 2021

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A May 5 European Commission report on its industrial strategy, included a section asserting that the pandemic revealed the importance of market surveillance.


May 10 2021

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MyDeal.com will be the fifth ecommerce site to join the Australian product safety pledge, the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) announced April 29.


May 10 2021

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Briefs on handguns, testing/labs, registration, electronic displays, plus the regular charts on recalls/corrections, standards activities, and CPSC meetings.


May 03 2021

May 03 2021

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Expect CPSC ultimately to require use of online submissions to enter the Fast-Track Recall program.


May 03 2021

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The Senate Commerce Committee April 28, by voice vote, moved S. 1259 on crib bumpers out of committee.


May 03 2021

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July 3 is the deadline to comment on proposed updates to Canadian surface coating regulations.


May 03 2021

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The EC has published guidance on the upcoming requirement to identify an economic operator established in the EU for certain products that applies from 16 July 2021.


May 03 2021

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The European Commission published its much-anticipated proposal for a broad regulation to cover use of artificial intelligence in the EU on 21 April.


May 03 2021

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May 25 is the deadline to comment on a requested opinion on cobalt in toys by the EC Scientific Committee on Health, Environmental and Emerging Risks (SCHEER).


May 03 2021

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Comment by June 23 on a Canadian review of talc that notes concern about ovarian cancer.


May 03 2021

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Briefs on adult bed rails and air conditioners plus the regular charts on recalls/corrections, standards activities, and CPSC meetings.



FREE CONTENT FROM PRODUCT SAFETY LETTER
May 07 2021

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Amazon has asked CPSC to consider a product safety pledge for ecommerce sites.


Apr 26 2021

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CPSC included a rebuttal by Peloton in a unilateral warning about the company's Tread+ treadmills.


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.