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CHAPTER 11-CONSUMER PRODUCT

SAFETY COMMISSION

EDITORIAL NOTE: For documents affecting chapter II on rule review under the Regulatory Flexibility Act see 52 FR 5079, Feb. 19, 1987 and 54 FR 601, Jan. 9, 1989.

SUBCHAPTER A-GENERAL

Part 1000 1009 1010

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Commission organization and functions
General statements of policy or interpretation
Statement of policy and interpretation concerning

exportation of non complying, misbranded, or

banned products
Notice of agency activities ....
Meetings policy-Meetings between agency person-

nel and outside parties ....
Government in the Sunshine Act, rules for Com-

mission meetings .....
Policies and procedures implementing the Privacy

Act of 1974
Procedures for disclosure or production of informa-

tion under the Freedom of Information Act ....
Policies and procedures for information disclosure

and Commission employee testimony in private

litigation .....
Procedures for safeguarding confidential business

information received from EPA ...
Advisory committee management
Procedures for export of noncomplying products
Environmental review
Rules of practice for adjudicative proceedings
Salary offset ......
Protection of human subjects
Employee standards of conduct
Commission participation and commission em-

ployee involvement in voluntary standards ac-
tivities

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1017

1018 1019 1021 1025 1027 1028 1030 1031

48 66 74 77 83 118 122 133

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Part 1033

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Display of control numbers for collection of infor

mation requirements under the Paperwork Re

duction Act ......
Enforcement of nondiscrimination on the basis of

handicap in programs or activities conducted by

the Consumer Product Safety Commission Procedure for petitioning for rulemaking Procedural regulations for informal oral presen

tations in proceedings before the Consumer Prod

uct Safety Commission
Applications for exemption from preemption .........

145 151

1051 1052

154 155

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SUBCHAPTER B/CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY ACT REGULATIONS

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1201 1202 1203 1204

208 210 228 232

Information disclosure under section 6(b) of the

Consumer Product Safety Act ........
Contributions to costs of participants in develop-

ment of consumer product safety standards
Substantial product hazard reports
Reports submitted pursuant to section 37 of the

Consumer Product Safety Act
Reporting of choking incidents involving marbles,

small balls, latex balloons and other small parts
Investigations, inspections and inquiries under the

Consumer Product Safety Act ...
Regulation of products subject to other acts under

the Consumer Product Safety Act .......
Safety standard for architectural glazing materials
Safety standard for matchbooks
Safety standard for bicycle helmets ......
Safety standard for omnidirectional citizens band

base station antennas ......
Safety standard for walk-behind power lawn mow-
ers .....

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Safety standard for swimming pool slides
Interim safety standard for cellulose insulation
Safety standard for cigarette lighters
Safety standard for automatic residential garage

door operators
Ban of unstable refuse bins
Ban of extremely flammable contact adhesives
Ban of lead-containing paint and certain consumer

products bearing lead-containing paint
Ban of consumer patching compounds containing

respirable free-form asbestos
Ban of artificial emberizing materials (ash and em-

[blocks in formation]

bers) containing respirable free-form asbestos Ban of hazardous lawn darts

1305

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Part 1401

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Self pressurized consumer products containing

chlorofluorocarbons: Requirements to provide
the Commission with performance and technical
data; requirements to notify consumers at point

of purchase of performance and technical data ....
CB base station antennas, TV antennas, and sup-

porting structures
Cellulose insulation
Coal and wood burning appliances notification of

performance and technical data

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360 365

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SUBCHAPTER C-FEDERAL HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES ACT

REGULATIONS

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468 471

1502 1505

Hazardous substances and articles; administration
and enforcement regulations ........

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Method for identifying toys and other articles in-

tended for use by children under 3 years of age
which present choking, aspiration, or ingestion

hazards because of small parts
Procedures for formal evidentiary public hearing
Requirements for electrically operated toys or

other electrically operated articles intended for

use by children ....
Fireworks devices
Requirements for full-size baby cribs
Requirements for non-full-size baby cribs
Requirements for rattles
Requirements for pacifiers
Requirements for bicycles

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487 502 503 510 517 518 522

SUBCHAPTER D_FLAMMABLE FABRICS ACT REGULATIONS

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1602 1605

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552

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Statements of policy or interpretation
Investigations, inspections and inquiries pursuant

to the Flammable Fabrics Act
General rules and regulations under the Flam-

mable Fabrics Act ........
Text of the Flammable Fabrics Act of 1953, as

amended in 1954, prior to 1967 amendment and re-
vision .......

...
Standard for the flammability of clothing textiles
Standard for the flammability of vinyl plastic film
Standard for the flammability of children's

sleepwear: Sizes 0 through 6X (FF 3-71)
Standard for the flammability of children's

sleepwear: Sizes 7 through 14 (FF 5-74)

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Page 1630 Standard for the surface flammability of carpets and rugs (FF 1–70) ....

642 1631 Standard for the surface flammability of small carpets and rugs (FF 2–70) ....

651 1632 Standard for the flammability of mattresses and mattress pads (FF 472, amended) ....

660 SUBCHAPTER E-POISON PREVENTION PACKAGING ACT OF 1970

REGULATIONS

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679 695

Poison prevention packaging ........
Statements of policy and interpretation
Petitions for exemptions from Poison Prevention

Packaging Act requirements; petition procedures

and requirements
SUBCHAPTER F-REFRIGERATOR SAFETY ACT REGULATIONS

696

1750

Standard for devices to permit the opening of

household refrigerator doors from the inside

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SUBCHAPTER A--GENERAL

PART 1000-COMMISSION (2) To assist consumers in evaluating ORGANIZATION AND FUNCTIONS the comparative safety of consumer

products; Sec.

(3) To develop uniform safety stand1000.1 The Commission.

ards for consumer products and to min1000.2 Laws administered.

imize conflicting State and local regu1000.3 Hotline.

lations; and 1000.4 Commission addresses.

(4) To promote research and inves1000.5 Petitions.

tigation into the causes and prevention 1000.6 Commission decisions and records.

of product-related deaths, illnesses, 1000.7 Advisory opinions and interpretations of regulations.

and injuries. 1000.8 Meetings and hearings; public notice.

(b) The Commission is composed of 1000.9 Quorum.

five members appointed by the Presi1000.10 The Chairman and Vice Chairman. dent, by and with the advice and con1000.11 Delegation of functions.

sent of the Senate, for terms of seven 1000.12 Organizational structure.

years. 1000.13 Directives system. 1000.14 Office of the General Counsel.

8 1000.2 Laws administered. 1000.15 Office of Congressional Relations. 1000.16 Office of the Secretary.

The Commission administers five 1000.17 Office of the Inspector General.

acts: 1000.18 Office of Equal Employment Oppor- (a) The Consumer Product Safety Act. tunity and Minority Enterprise.

(Pub. L. 92–573, 86 Stat. 1207, as amend1000.19 Office of the Executive Director. ed (15 U.S.C. 2051, et seq.)). 1000.20 Office of the Budget.

(b) The Flammable Fabrics Act (Pub. 1000.21 Office of Hazard Identification and

L. 90–189, 67 Stat. 111, as amended (15 Reduction. 1000.22 Office of Planning and Evaluation.

U.S.C. 1191, et seq.)). 1000.23 Office of Information and Public Af

(c) The Federal Hazardous Subfairs.

stances Act (Pub. L. 86-613, 74 Stat. 380, 1000.24 Office of Compliance.

as amended (15 U.S.C. 1261, et seq.)). 1000.25 Office of Human Resources Manage- (d) The Poison Prevention Packaging ment.

Act of 1970 (Pub. L. 91-601, 84 Stat. 1670, 1000.26 Office of Information Services. 1000.27 Directorate for Epidemiology.

as amended (15 U.S.C. 1471, et seq.)). 1000.28 Directorate for Economic Analysis.

(e) The Refrigerator Safety Act of 1000.29 Directorate for Engineering

1956 (Pub. L. 84-930, 70 Stat. 953, (15 Sciences.

U.S.C. 1211, et seq.)). 1000.30 Directorate for Health Sciences. 1000.31 Directorate for Laboratory Sciences. $1000 8 Hotline 1000.32 Directorate for Administration.

(a) The Commission operates a toll1000.33 Directorate for Field Operations.

free telephone Hotline by which the AUTHORITY: 5 U.S.C. 552(a).

public can communicate with the ComSOURCE: 56 FR 30496, July 3, 1991, unless mission. The number for use in all 50 otherwise noted.

states is 1-800-638-CPSC (1-800-638

2772). g 1000.1 The Commission.

(b) The Commission also operates a (a) The Consumer Product Safety toll-free Hotline by which hearing or Commission is an independent regu- speech-impaired persons can commulatory agency which was formed on nicate by teletypewriter with the ComMay 14, 1973, under the provisions of mission. The teletypewriter number for the Consumer Product Safety Act use in all states is 1-800-638-8270. (Pub. L. 92–573, 86 Stat. 1207, as amend- (c) The Commission also makes infored (15 U.S.C. 2051, et seq.)). The pur- mation available to the public product poses of the Commission under the recall information, its public calendar, CPSA are:

and other information through its (1) To protect the public against un- Internet gopher service at Internet adreasonable risks of injury associated dress cpsc.gov. The public may also rewith consumer products;

port product hazards or other informa

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