• North America
  • In North America, the beads, previously marketed as "Aquadots" were remarketed as Pixos and marketed as "Safety Tested" in the television commercial as the commercial began hitting the airways in early July. (wikipedia.org)
  • hazards
  • These regulations are numerous and include such laws as the Poison Prevention Packaging Act (PPPA), safety standards for such products as bicycle helmets and cigarette lighters, a ban on lead in paint, and a rule concerning size requirements for toys that could be choking hazards for young children. (wikipedia.org)
  • Concerns
  • Among other provisions, its Section 219 (15 U.S.C. 2051) protects whistle blowers who take certain actions to raise concerns about consumer product safety. (wikipedia.org)
  • Product safety concerns may also be submitted through SaferProducts.gov The agency also operates the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System (NEISS), a probability sample of about 100 hospitals with 24-hour emergency rooms. (wikipedia.org)
  • Rapid City Regional Hospital in South Dakota changed its dress code to prohibit the sandal variants and those with holes, citing safety concerns, but allowed closed-top "Professional" and the healthcare-focused "Rx" Crocs to be worn. (wikipedia.org)
  • Thrift
  • The formal statement of "Guidance for Retailers and Resellers of Children's Products, including Thrift Stores, Consignment Shops and Charities" includes a table showing that children's books printed after 1985, when lead was removed from printing inks. (ala.org)
  • Organization
  • The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has announced its intention to sponsor the 13th annual meeting and training symposium of the International Consumer Product Health and Safety Organization (ICPHSO) to be held May 9-12, 2006, in Bethesda, Maryland. (ansi.org)
  • 2001
  • This was followed by other patent applications prior to its product launch in late 2001 and first deliveries to customers early in 2002. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2016
  • Many of the units provided in the first year of manufacture were defective and likely to catch fire, resulting in a major product recall from multiple manufacturers during 2016 (more details below). (wikipedia.org)
  • standards
  • Development of legislation related to health and safety standards for prescription drugs, market exclusivity for patents, and protection of intellectual property. (opensecrets.org)
  • The Foundation was established by the ANSI Board of Directors for the purpose of facilitating consumer interest participation in standards-related activities. (ansi.org)
  • Through our participation and sponsorship, we hope to advance understanding of the role of standards in protecting consumer health and safety, and to foster consumer participation in standards development. (ansi.org)
  • Consumer representatives with no prior experience in standards-setting are encouraged to attend. (ansi.org)
  • Corporate perspectives for improving product safety and performance with standards will be the subject of another workshop. (ansi.org)
  • A typical poured rubber surface meets national standards for safety and ADA wheelchair accessibility. (wikipedia.org)
  • This surface also meets safety and accessibility standards. (wikipedia.org)
  • advise
  • As a precaution, manufacturers advise that DEET products should not be used under clothing or on damaged skin, and that preparations be washed off after they are no longer needed or between applications. (wikipedia.org)
  • subject
  • The legislation requires that every manufacturer of a product subject to a consumer product safety rule will provide a "General Conformity Certificate" (GCC) to certify, based on unit testing or a reasonable testing program, that the product complies with all safety rules. (wikipedia.org)
  • It was subject to a multi-national product recall after it was found that the Wangqi Product Factory in Shenzhen, China had, in some shipped toys, used a cheap chemical that was a pharmacologically active sedative prodrug instead of the safer one specified by the designers, resulting in the illness and hospitalization of some children who ingested the beads. (wikipedia.org)
  • illness
  • and conducting research into product-related illness and injury. (wikipedia.org)
  • They were recalled in Australia after a two-year-old boy and a 10-year-old girl became seriously ill after they swallowed large numbers of the beads and the connection between the illness and the product was discovered by a doctor at The Children's Hospital at Westmead, Sydney. (wikipedia.org)
  • regulations
  • Still, the Executive Order would seemingly apply to consumer protection agencies that are not independent of the president, like the FDA, though I imagine that under Trump those agencies won't issue new regulations anyway. (typepad.com)
  • guidance
  • Please look there for product guidance, keys to compliance and frequently asked questions and answers. (cpsc.gov)
  • lead
  • It will impose strict safety measures on product made for children and requires that toys and product made for children under 12 be tested for safety (specifically lead) content by independent labs and labeled with their material contents. (ala.org)
  • In order to assure themselves of the safety of those products, they may use a variety of means, the most reliable of which would be lead testing on the products. (wikipedia.org)
  • rules
  • The chief problem the Agency has faced is the glacial pace of rule-making, which has stalled rules that by most experts estimation can save many lives without imposing undue expense on consumers and businesses. (typepad.com)
  • million
  • That $25 million supports the full-timers plus a sales force of about 200, and the products are profitable for thousands of mom-and-pop stores across the country. (pjmedia.com)
  • U.S. safety officials recalled about 4.2 million of the toys. (wikipedia.org)
  • found
  • Available in metropolitan and regional brick and mortar storefronts or via the Internet, Coby's products were found in a wide range of locations. (wikipedia.org)
  • manufacturers
  • In an effort to improve safety, many manufacturers now include a plastic tool to be used to clear jams, often mounted directly to the snow blower. (wikipedia.org)
  • years
  • Canada's Hazardous Products Act has not been updated in over 40 years. (wikipedia.org)
  • Whether the product is represented in its packaging, display, promotion, or advertising as appropriate for use by children 12 years of age or younger. (wikipedia.org)
  • Whether the product is commonly recognized by consumers as being intended for use by a child 12 years of age or younger. (wikipedia.org)
  • protect consumers
  • H.R.4129, Data Accountability and Trust Act (DATA)" Title: To protect consumers by requiring reasonable security policies and procedures to protect computerized data containing personal information, and to provide for nationwide notice in the event of a security breach. (opensecrets.org)
  • ANSI shares ICPHSO's commitment to protect consumers by enhancing the safety of products manufactured and sold in the global marketplace," commented James McCabe, ANSI director of consumer relations and public policy. (ansi.org)
  • example
  • The Minister of Health, for example, currently doesn't have the power to force recall of faulty or counterfeit products in Canada. (wikipedia.org)
  • for example, automobiles are regulated by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, guns are regulated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, and drugs are regulated by the Food and Drug Administration. (wikipedia.org)
  • Data Security
  • The Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, Insurance and Data Security is one of the seven subcommittees within the United States Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. (wikipedia.org)
  • similar
  • A similar Japanese product, Aquabeads, which was developed in Japan by Epoch Co. Ltd, and is produced by a different Chinese manufacturer, has not been recalled and is uncontaminated. (wikipedia.org)
  • Shane Chen then went on to file a patent for a self-balancing scooter in February 2013, and launched a Kickstarter fund-raising campaign in May 2013 with multiple companies, mainly in China releasing similar products. (wikipedia.org)
  • bill
  • S.2426, Cyber Safety for Kids Act of 2006" Title: A bill to facilitate the protection of minors using the Internet from material that is harmful to minors and for other purposes. (opensecrets.org)