"This year the CPSC
is slated to work on organohalogen flame retardants.
Standards issued under Section 104 of the CPSIA are to be "substantially the same" as any applicable voluntary standards that have already been developed; but can be more stringent if CPSC
concludes that's necessary to reduce the risk of injury associated with the product.
Elle a ete realisee dans neuf communautes du Quebec (reparties dans cinq regions administratives) ayant un CPSC
implante depuis au moins un an.
When risk becomes excessive--or, in CPSC
statutory language, "unreasonable"--Congress has directed the commission to issue rules intended to curb that risk and protect consumers.
* Developed a new five-year strategic plan which set forth a 21 st century mission and vision for the CPSC
, made the agency more proactive, more focused on injury prevention, and moved the agency into being the global leader in consumer product safety;
the market, the CPSC
started reaching out to Maxfield & Oberton's retail partners, including Brookstone and Urban Outfitters, requesting that they stop selling the toys.
* Flickr: Photos are a priority for CPSC
, as they help you identify recalled products.
Recommendation: To effectively implement the recent amendments to CPSIA, the CPSC
should enhance the analytic methods it uses to identify product information in a report of harm, such as by verifying whether the model field in its data contains a number (versus a text response, which would not meet the statutory requirement) or by searching for model numbers or serial numbers that may be listed in other fields.
(1997) to simulate exposures obtained by mouthing behaviors.
said it will review all online reports and have five business days to transmit qualifying reports to the manufacturer, where practicable.
This may be troubling for the many companies that may be caught unaware that their products fall within the CPSC