Commissioner Northup's Statements

Statements are ordered by date with the most recent first

Northup Commissioner Anne M. Northup


  • Statement of Commissioner Anne Northup on the Vote Concerning the Consideration of Opportunities to Reduce Third Party Costs Consistent with Assuring the Compliance of Children’s Products, October 11, 2012 (pdf)

     

  • Supplemental Statement of Commissioner Anne M. Northup on the Vote to Approve a Plan for the Retrospective Review of Existing Rules, September 19, 2012 (pdf)

  • Statement of Commissioner Anne M. Northup on the Vote to Approve a Plan for the Retrospective Review of Existing Rules, August 15, 2012 (pdf)

  • Statement of Commissioner Anne M. Northup on the Vote to Establish Protocols and Standards for the Testing of Representative Samples to Ensure Continued Compliance, July 23, 2012 (pdf)

     

     

  • Statement of Commissioner Anne M. Northup on the Proposed Rule for Requirements Pertaining to Third Party Conformity Assessment Bodies and the Final Rule for Audit Requirements for Third Party Assessment Bodies, May 11, 2012 (pdf)

     

     

  • Statement of Commissioner Anne M. Northup on the Petition Requesting an Exemption from the Lead Content Limits: Ertl Scale Models and Dyersville Die Cast, April 5, 2012 (pdf)

     

     

  • Statement of Commissioner Anne M. Northup on the CPSC's Performance Budget Request for Fiscal Year 2013, February 13, 2012 (pdf)

     

     

  • Statement of Commissioner Anne M. Northup on the Small Batch Registration Procedures, December 22, 2011 (pdf)

     

     

  • Statement of Commissioner Anne M. Northup on the Votes to Approve the Final Rule on Testing and Labeling Pertaining to Product Certification, and the Final Rule on Conditions and Requirements for Relying on Component Part Testing or Certification, or Another Party's Finished Product Testing or Certification, to Meet Testing and Certification Requirements, October 26, 2011 (pdf)

     

     

  • Statement of Commissioner Anne M. Northup on the Revocation of the Interpretation of the Term "Unblockable Drain" Under the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act, October 4, 2011 (pdf)

     

     

  • Statement of Commissioner Anne M. Northup on the Approval of Notices of Requirements for Third Party Conformity Assessment Bodies to Test Children's Toys for Compliance with ASTM F-963 and Children's Toys and Child Care Articles for compliance with the Pthtalates Standard, August 1, 2011 (pdf)

     

     

  • Statement of Commissioner Anne M. Northup on the Technological Feasibility of 100 ppm Total Lead Content in Children's Products, July 20, 2011 (pdf)

     

     

  • Statement of Commissioner Anne M. Northup on the Vote Against Extending by any Specified Amount the Time Period During Which Retailers May Lawfully Sell New, Non-Drop-Side Cribs That Satisfy the Most Recent Voluntary ASTM Standard, June 27, 2011 (pdf)

     

     

  • Statement of Commissioner Anne M. Northup on the 2011 Mid-Year Review Recommmendations, June 2, 2011 (pdf)

     

     

  • Letter from Commissioner Anne M. Northup to Chairman Mary Bono Mack, House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade, on the Enhancing CPSC Authority and Discretion Act of 2011, May 23, 2011 (pdf)

     

     

  • Statement of Commissioner Anne M. Northup on Third Party Testing for Certain Children's Products; Clothing Textiles; Revisions to Terms of Acceptance of Children's Product Certifications Based on Third Party Conformity Assessment Body Testing Prior to Commission's Acceptance of Accreditation, April 15, 2011 (pdf)

     

     

  • Statement of Commissioner Anne M. Northup on Agency Information Collection Activities - Prize Competitions and Contests, April 13, 2011 (pdf)

     

     

  • Joint Statement of Chairman Inez Tenenbaum, Commissioner Nancy Nord, Commissioner Anne Northup and Commissioner Robert Adler on the Pending Government Shutdown, April 8, 2011 (pdf)

     

     

  • Statement of Commissioner Anne M. Northup on the Spring 2011 Regulatory Agenda, February 24, 2011 (pdf)

     

     

  • Statement of Commissioner Anne M. Northup on the Extension of the Stay of Enforcement on the Testing and Certification of Certain Children's Products for Total Lead Content, February 2, 2011 (pdf)

     

     

  • Further Statement of Commissioner Anne M. Northup on the Final Rule Implementing a Publicly Available Consumer Product Safety Information Database, January 7, 2011 (pdf)

     

     

  • Statement of Commissioner Anne M. Northup on the Vote to Approve the Final Rule on for Standards for Full-Sized and Non-Full-Sized Cribs Under Section 104 of the CPSIA, December 15, 2010 (pdf)

     

     

  • Statement of Commissioner Anne M. Northup on the Final Rule Implementing a Publicly Available Consumer Product Safety Information Database, November 24, 2010 (pdf)

     

     

  • Proposal from Commissioners Nancy Nord and Anne Northup: Alternative Database Rule, November 9, 2010 (pdf)

     

     

  • Statement of Commissioner Anne M. Northup on the Final Interpretive Rule: Interpretation of a Children’s Product, September 29, 2010 (pdf)

     

     

  • Statement of Commissioner Anne M. Northup on the Creation of the Office of Education, Global Outreach, and Small Business Ombudsman, September 23, 2010 (pdf)

     

     

  • Statement of Commissioner Anne M. Northup on Testing the Flammability of Clothing Textiles, Mattresses and Mattress Pads, and/or Mattress Sets: Requirements for Accreditation of Third-Party Conformity Assessment Bodies, August 9, 2010 (pdf)

     

     

  • Statement of Commissioner Anne M. Northup on the Vote to Direct the Staff to Withdraw the Proposed Interpretive Rule Defining "Public Accommodations Facility" in the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act and Redraft It For Commission Consideration, August 4, 2010 (pdf)

     

     

  • Statement of Commissioner Anne M. Northup on the Vote to Approve the Proposed Standards for Full-Size and Non-Full Size Cribs Under Section 104 of the CPSIA, July 14, 2010 (pdf)

     

     

  • Statement of Commissioner Anne M. Northup on Third Party Testing for Flammability of Carpets & Rugs, Small Carpets & Rugs, and Vinyl Plastic Film: Requirements for Accreditation of Third-Party Conformity Assessment Bodies, July 12, 2010 (pdf)

     

     

  • Statement of Commissioner Anne M. Northup on the Fiscal Year 2010 Mid-Year Review Recommendations, June 4 2010 (pdf)

     

     

  • Statement of Commissioner Anne M. Northup on the Proposed $400,000 Civil Penalty Settlement for Schylling Associates, Inc. (pdf)

     

     

  • Statement of Commissioner Anne M. Northup on the Final Rule for Infant Bath Seats, May 19, 2010 (pdf)

     

     

  • Statement of Commissioner Anne M. Northup on the Proposed Testing and Certification ("Fifteen-Month") Rule and the Proposed Component Parts Rule, May 7, 2010 (pdf)

     

     

  • Statement of Commissioner Anne M. Northup Regarding the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on The Publicly Available Consumer Product Safety Information Database, April 22, 2010 (pdf)

     

     

  • Statement of Commissioner Anne M. Northup on the Proposed Interpretive Rule Defining Children's Product (pdf)

     

     

  • Letter from Commissioner Anne M. Northup to the Honorable Henry Waxman on the Draft Language Amending the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008, March 18, 2010 (pdf)

     

     

  • Statement of Commissioner Anne M. Northup on the Final Rule Interpreting Civil Penalty Factors, March 10, 2010 (pdf)

     

     

  • Statement of Commissioner Anne M. Northup on Implementation of the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act, March 3, 2010 (pdf)

     

     

  • Statement of Commissioner Anne M. Northup on the Fiscal Year 2010 Spring Regulatory Agenda, February 24, 2010 (pdf)

     

     

  • Statement of Commissioner Anne Northup on the Commission Report to Congress Pursuant to the Statement of Managers Accompanying P.L. 111-117, January 15, 2010 (pdf)

     

     

  • Statement of Commissioner Anne M. Northup Regarding the Final Rule on Exemptions for Certain Electronic Devices for Children’s Products Containing Lead, January 6, 2010 (pdf)

     

     

  • Statement of Commissioner Anne Northup on the Proposed Civil Penalty Settlement of $1.25 Million for RC2 Corporation, December 29, 2009 (pdf)

     

     

  • Statement of Commissioneer Anne M. Northup on the Revision of Terms of the Stay of Enforcement of Certain Testing and Certification Requirements of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008, December 17, 2009 (pdf)

     

     

  • Statement of Commissioner Anne M. Northup on the Interim Enforcement Policy on Component Testing and Certification, December 16, 2009 (pdf)

     

     

  • Statement of Commissioner Anne M. Northup on the Request from Learning Curve Brands, Inc. for Exclusion from Section 101(b)(1) of the CPSIA, November 4, 2009 (pdf)

     

     

  • Statement of the Honorable Anne Northup, Commissioner, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, on Children's Products Containing Lead; Determinations Regarding Lead Content Limits on Certain Materials or Products; Final Rule, August 18, 2009 (pdf)

     

     

  • Statement of the Honorable Anne Northup, Commissioner, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, on the Interim Final Rule Interpreting Factors to be Considered When Seeking Civil Penalties, August 18, 2009 (pdf)
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