UPDATE: Peloton Recalls Tread+ Treadmills After One Child Died and More than 70 Incidents Reported -https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2021/Peloton-Recalls-Tread-Plus-Treadmills-After-One-Child-Died-and-More-than-70-Incidents-Reported
CPSC Commission meets to discuss non-animal alternative methods guidance and the FY21 Mid Year Funding Proposal 1. Public Calendar listing: https://www.cpsc.gov/Newsroom/Public-Calendar/2021-03-25-140000/commission-meeting-decisional-matter-fiscal-year-2021-mid
Public hearing on Commission Agenda and Priorities for FY2022. Public calendar notice: https://www.cpsc.gov/Newsroom/Public-Calendar/2021-04-07-140000/public-hearing-cpsc-agenda-and-priorities-for-fiscal-year
On March 2, 2021 the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) hosted an artificial intelligence forum to collect information on the voluntary consensus standards, certification, and product specification efforts associated with products using artificial intelligence, machine learning, and related technologies. The information collected from the forum will assist staff in making recommendations for improving the safety of consumer products that include this technology. Learn more: https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2020/12/01/2020-26441/cpsc-artificial-intelligence-forum
The 4th Biennial United States-China Consumer Product Safety Summit between the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection, and Quarantine of the People’s Republic of China (AQSIQ) was held in Washington, D.C., on October 13-14, 2011. Under the leadership of Chairman Inez Tenenbaum, the Summit agenda was organized around activities undertaken since the last Summit was held in China in October 2009.
In addition to policy discussions, the Summit agenda included discussions of product-specific safety issues in particular areas such as children’s products, all-terrain vehicles (ATV’s), cigarette lighters, fireworks, heavy metals in paint and component parts, clothing, and toys. Other initiatives, such as cluster training for manufacturers, international tracking labels, and standards alignment were also up for discussion.
Learn more about CPSC's work around the world: https://www.cpsc.gov/Business--Manufacturing/International
CPSC's Acting Chairman Robert "Bob" Adler and other senior CPSC staff present an update on agency affairs at a conference hosted by the International Consumer Product Health and Safety Organization (ICPHSO).
CPSC's micromobility forum was focused on the injury data, standards development, safety practices, design and research, and policy involving self-balancing scooters, electric scooters, and electric bicycles. A broad audience attended ranging from manufacturers, educational institutions, consumer advocates, and government representatives.
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