This year the CPSC
is slated to work on organohalogen flame retardants.
Another product from the Martha Stewart Collection collection was recalled in December of 2015, when the CPSC
received seven reports of metal discs that covered the collection's frying pan rivets popping off and causing minor injuries.
In the case of infant slings, CPSC
turned to ASTM International (formerly known as the American Society for Testing and Materials) which has produced a standard--ASTM F2907-15 that has been revised several times since it was first adopted in 2012 --and applies to "infant slings" and "sling carriers/The terms are used interchangeably under the standard.
On February 2, 2017, the CPSC
published the direct final rule 4 in the Federal Register to mandate ASTM F963-2016 as a consumer product safety standard for toys.
Elle a ete realisee dans neuf communautes du Quebec (reparties dans cinq regions administratives) ayant un CPSC
implante depuis au moins un an.
The vagueness of that standard and the lack of CPSC
guidelines on the subject mean that, in practice, a product meets the unreasonable risk standard when at least three of the five CPSC
commissioners say it does.
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;
In addition to these social media platforms CPSC
posts all recalls on its website at www.
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.
Reports lacking required information will not be published, according to CPSC
Given the possibility that the CPSC
and other parties may aggressively use the database to serve their own interests, it is too risky for companies to ignore the database and allow reports to pile up.
Many parents are unaware of the deadly danger of this hidden hazard," said CPSC
Chairman Inez Tenenbaum.