Consumer Product Safety Commission January 2007 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Hoover Company, Inc., a Corporation, Provisional Acceptance of a Settlement Agreement and Order
Document Number: 07-292
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-01-24
Agency: Consumer Product Safety Commission, Agencies and Commissions
It is the policy of the Commission to publish settlements which it provisionally accepts under the Consumer Product Safety Act in the Federal Register in accordance with the terms of 16 CFR 1118.20(e). Published below is a provisionally-accepted Settlement Agreement with Hoover Company, Inc., a corporation, containing a civil penalty of $750,000.
Nexgrill Industries, Inc., a Corporation, Provisional Acceptance of a Settlement Agreement and Order
Document Number: 07-214
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-01-19
Agency: Consumer Product Safety Commission, Agencies and Commissions
It is the policy of the Commission to publish settlements which it provisionally accepts under the Consumer Product Safety Act in the Federal Register in accordance with the terms of 16 CFR 1118.20(e). Published below is a provisionally-accepted Settlement Agreement with Nexgrill Industries, Inc., a corporation, containing a civil penalty of $300,000.
Safety Standard for Automatic Residential Garage Door Operators
Document Number: E7-580
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-01-18
Agency: Consumer Product Safety Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Consumer Product Safety Commission is proposing to amend 16 CFR part 1211, Safety Standard for Automatic Residential Garage Door Operators, to reflect changes made by Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. in its standard UL 325.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request-Consumer Focus Groups
Document Number: E7-579
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-01-18
Agency: Consumer Product Safety Commission, Agencies and Commissions
As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC or Commission) requests comments on a proposed collection of information from persons who may participate in Consumer Focus Groups. The Commission will consider all comments received in response to this notice before requesting approval of this collection of information from the Office of Management and Budget.
Portable Generators; Final Rule; Labeling Requirements
Document Number: 07-193
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-01-18
Agency: Consumer Product Safety Commission, Agencies and Commissions
This document corrects Figures 1 and 3 of the final rule requiring manufacturers to label portable generators with performance and technical data related to performance and safety.
Proposed Technical Amendment to the Flammability Standards for Carpets and Rugs; Notice of Opportunity for Oral Comment
Document Number: E7-266
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-01-12
Agency: Consumer Product Safety Commission, Agencies and Commissions
This document provides interested persons the opportunity for the oral presentation or written submissions regarding the proposed technical amendment to the flammability standards for carpets and rugs.
Portable Generators; Final Rule; Labeling Requirements
Document Number: 07-80
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-01-12
Agency: Consumer Product Safety Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Consumer Product Safety Commission (Commission or CPSC) is issuing a final rule requiring manufacturers to label portable generators with performance and technical data related to performance and safety. The required warning label informs purchasers that: ``Using a generator indoors CAN KILL YOU IN MINUTES;'' ``Generator exhaust contains carbon monoxide. This is a poison you cannot see or smell;'' ``NEVER use inside a home or garage, EVEN IF doors and windows are open;'' ``Only use OUTSIDE and far away from windows, doors, and vents.'' The warning label also includes pictograms. The Commission believes that providing this safety information will help reduce unreasonable risks of injury associated with portable generators.\1\
Children's Jewelry Containing Lead; Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking; Request for Comments and Information
Document Number: E7-109
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-01-09
Agency: Consumer Product Safety Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC or Commission) is considering whether there may be a need to ban children's metal jewelry containing more than 0.06% lead by weight in metal components. This advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPR) initiates a rulemaking proceeding under the Federal Hazardous Substances Act (FHSA). The Commission is soliciting written comments concerning the risks of injury associated with children's jewelry containing lead, the regulatory options discussed in this notice, other possible ways to address these risks, and the economic impacts of the various regulatory alternatives. The Commission also invites interested persons to submit an existing standard, or a statement of intent to modify or develop a voluntary standard, to address the risk of injury described in this notice.