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Article Date: 10/08/2012
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Nord Criticizes Handling of Cadmium Petition Termination
CPSC should have published a Federal Register notice announcing that it was terminating a petition aimed at cadmium in children’s and toy jewelry, Commissioner Nancy Nord wrote October 3. CPSC sent a letter to the petitioners, the Sierra Club and others, in August (PSL, 8/27/12, p. 8) telling them of its decision, and it made the letter publically available on its website. However, CPSC had published an earlier Federal Register notice saying that the commission had voted to pre-grant the ... Log in to view full article.