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  Topic: Component testing and the new Falvey letter
Eric H

Replies: 7
Views: 13962

PostForum: CPSIA & Consumer Safety   Posted: Sat Jan 31, 2009 9:12 am   Subject: Component testing and the new Falvey letter
In fact, this more or less puts everyone back to the situation shortly before the law was passed. 600 ppm was the limit on lead then, you just didn't need to test or produce GCCs for it. Now you have ...
  Topic: We need to call for test cost regulation and oversight
Eric H

Replies: 16
Views: 32075

PostForum: CPSIA & Consumer Safety   Posted: Tue Jan 20, 2009 7:16 pm   Subject: We need to call for test cost regulation and oversight
I'm not suggesting asking the government to set prices - just suggesting that we put some kind of accountability for price gouging in the accreditation procedure.

Can you define "gouging" ...
  Topic: Lead & Children's Health & Media/Education Efforts
Eric H

Replies: 9
Views: 15703

PostForum: CPSIA & Consumer Safety   Posted: Thu Jan 08, 2009 8:27 pm   Subject: Lead & Children's Health & Media/Education Efforts
I'm really not sure how lead (any amount really) in fabric could cause either of those two situations to occur.

I'm pretty sure you can absorb some of these through the skin, too. But the real conc ...
  Topic: My XRF Testing Experiences
Eric H

Replies: 42
Views: 103806

PostForum: CPSIA & Consumer Safety   Posted: Fri Jan 02, 2009 8:59 am   Subject: My XRF Testing Experiences
Jennifer, how are you documenting what you have done? I mean, do you write up detailed notes about what you scanned, how you scanned it, how you calibrated the machine, dates, etc.?

I think these t ...
  Topic: Q.5 RFC Component v. Unit and 3rd party testing
Eric H

Replies: 13
Views: 21947

PostForum: CPSIA Request for Comments   Posted: Thu Jan 01, 2009 8:16 pm   Subject: Q.5 RFC Component v. Unit and 3rd party testing
Ha! I knew it. I said, "I could generate a lab test from Bureau Veritas in pdf format that shows fishing weights tested lead-free".

I'm looking at an e-mail from someone who was going to ...
  Topic: CPSIA: The effect on retail stores
Eric H

Replies: 86
Views: 179855

PostForum: CPSIA & Consumer Safety   Posted: Thu Jan 01, 2009 1:56 pm   Subject: CPSIA: The effect on retail stores
Wow, retailers are finally starting to figure it out:

http://www.snohomishtimes.com/snohomishNEWS.cfm?inc=story&newsID=225

http://www.columbusdispatch.com/live/content/local_news/stories/200 ...
  Topic: Activism CPSIA: COUNTERINTELLIGENCE
Eric H

Replies: 47
Views: 63122

PostForum: CPSIA & Consumer Safety   Posted: Mon Dec 29, 2008 9:54 pm   Subject: Activism CPSIA: COUNTERINTELLIGENCE
I've had just about all of [url=http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/nationworld/2008555567_aptaintedtoys.html]this "In August, President Bush imposed the world's strictest lead ban" crap t ...
  Topic: You do NOT want a small business exemption
Eric H

Replies: 83
Views: 117413

PostForum: CPSIA & Consumer Safety   Posted: Mon Dec 29, 2008 7:10 pm   Subject: You do NOT want a small business exemption
The drop of lead solder in question is found at the base of the lamp which may be easy to get to. I question whether any child of the age at which they have access to those is going to keep that in hi ...
  Topic: Regulatory Flexibility Act (migrated from etsy)
Eric H

Replies: 1
Views: 6089

PostForum: CPSIA & Consumer Safety   Posted: Sun Dec 28, 2008 7:01 pm   Subject: Regulatory Flexibility Act (migrated from etsy)
Not gonna save you.

Here are actual opinions of the CPSC (scan down until you come across the mention of the RFA, it's a section by itself):
http://www.cpsc.gov/library/foia/foia09/brief/leadlimit ...
  Topic: You do NOT want a small business exemption
Eric H

Replies: 83
Views: 117413

PostForum: CPSIA & Consumer Safety   Posted: Sun Dec 28, 2008 10:40 am   Subject: You do NOT want a small business exemption
really? obviously, we are just seeing this from different angles, because I'm kind of surprised by that. My reasoning is that not too many babies use the diapers themselves.

This is absurd or you a ...
  Topic: Flammability - Children's Pajamas
Eric H

Replies: 9
Views: 14867

PostForum: CPSIA & Consumer Safety   Posted: Sat Dec 27, 2008 4:09 pm   Subject: Flammability - Children's Pajamas
Clearly the elephant in the living room here is your children's habit of smoking in bed. Get rid of that and I don't see why flame retardant PJs are that important. Get 'em off Joe Camel and get 'em h ...
  Topic: Q.1 RFC Component v. Unit and 3rd party testing
Eric H

Replies: 9
Views: 16110

PostForum: CPSIA Request for Comments   Posted: Sat Dec 27, 2008 11:41 am   Subject: Q.1 RFC Component v. Unit and 3rd party testing
I thread-jacked my own thread with my conjecture about mills. The split is at //fashion-incubator.com/phpbb/viewtopic.php?t=3670
  Topic: RIP
Eric H

Replies: 15
Views: 24166

PostForum: CPSIA & Consumer Safety   Posted: Sat Dec 27, 2008 11:11 am   Subject: RIP
http://www.woopsiebaby.com/
  Topic: Fabric mills, distributors, and stores
Eric H

Replies: 6
Views: 16349

PostForum: CPSIA Request for Comments   Posted: Sat Dec 27, 2008 10:03 am   Subject: Fabric mills, distributors, and stores
I would imagine children's print fabric is marketed to adults. Children don't generally have the wherewithal to sew fabric (although my 8 year old knows how to use the sewing machine already).

By ...
  Topic: Q.4 RFC Component v. Unit and 3rd party testing
Eric H

Replies: 7
Views: 13776

PostForum: CPSIA Request for Comments   Posted: Sat Dec 27, 2008 9:38 am   Subject: Q.4 RFC Component v. Unit and 3rd party testing
Formaldehyde isn't just used as a preservative. According to and the wrinkle resistance. Until then, given the choice between spending time ironing clothes every week, or buying wrinkle-resistant clot ...
 
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