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Article Date: 08/27/2012
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CPSC to Consider Petition to Update Glazing Rules
Commissioners August 23 voted 4-0 to docket a petition that asks it to replace current testing procedures for glazing materials in certain architectural products. The Safety Glazing Certification Council in June requested that CPSC start a rulemaking to replace testing procedures at 16 CFR 1201.4 with those in ANSI Z97.1, American National Standard for Safety Glazing Materials Used in Building – Safety Performance Specifications and Methods of Test.
According to the petition, the current testing procedures were adopted in 1977 and ... Log in to view full article.