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Article Date: 10/15/2012
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Commission Votes to Move on Testing Cost Reduction
Commissioners October 10 voted unanimously deciding to explore nine specific potential opportunities for reducing third party testing costs. The decision stems from the August 2011 mandate of HR 2715, the CPSIA amendment law, which directed CPSC to explore opportunities to reduce third party testing costs. The decision follows CPSC staff’s mid-September briefing (PSL, 9/24/12, p. 1). The briefing package included responses to 99 comments from 22 commenters, which were received in response to CPSC’s November 2011 request for comments. As ... Log in to view full article.