Consumer Product Safety Commission

Statement on Behalf of the Staff of the COWPS: Before the Consumer Product Safety Commission: Proposed Methodology for Commission Cosideration of Findings under Section 9(c) of the Consumer Product Safety Act

by Elizabeth Pinkston March 9, 1981 Consumer Product Safety Commission

I am pleased to have this opportunity to express the views of staff of the Council on Wage and Price Stability (Council) concerning the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s (CPSC) proposed methodology for consideration of findings under Section 9(c) of the Consumer Product Safety Act. The Council believes this proceeding can play an important role in […]

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Before the Consumer Product Safety Commission: Power Lawn Mowers

by Council on Wage and Price Stability August 12, 1977 Consumer Product Safety Commission

The Council on Wage and Price Stability (Council) hereby submits its comments on a proposal by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (Commission or CPSC) to establ ish a consumer product safety standard for power lawn mowers (42 FR 23052). The proposed standard is a modification of one submitted to the Commission by Consumers Union (CU) […]

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Letter: From Walter R. Hobby, Bureau of Economic Analysis, to James C. Miller III, COWPS: Architectural Glazing Standard

by Walter R. Hobby January 17, 1977 Bureau of Economic Analysis

Dear Mr. Miller: Your letter of December 7, 1976, expressed disappointment with BEA’s economic impact study of the architectural glazing standards because it did not provide estimates of the benefits of the proposed standards in terms of injury reduction. We have made estimates of such benefits as noted on page 6 of our economic impact […]

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Letter: From James C. Miller III, COWPS, to Mr. Walter Hobby, Bureau of Economic Analysis

by James C. Miller December 7, 1976 Bureau of Economic Analysis

Dear Mr. Hobby: Enclosed is a memorandum by Thomas Lenard of the Council staff which makes some observations on the proposed architectural glazing safety standard in light of some recently- released CPSC findings…

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Statement on Behalf of the Council on Wage and Price Stability Before the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s Product Safety Advisory Council: Commission Policy on Establishing Priorities

by Thomas M. Lenard August 19, 1976 Consumer Product Safety Commission

“I am pleased to have this opportunity to express the views of the Council on Wage and Price Stability concerning Commission policy on establishing priorities for actions which affect the safety of the public. The Council has had a continuing interest in Commission activities, which we believe fall under our general mandate to monitor the […]

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Statement on Behalf of the Council on Wage and Price Stability Before the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s Product Safety Advisory Council: Commission Policy on Establishing Priorities

by Thomas M. Lenard August 17, 1976 Consumer Product Safety Commission

“I am pleased to have this opportunity to express the views of the Council on Wage and Price Stability concerning Commission policy on establishing priorities for actions which affect the safety of the public. The Council has had a continuing interest in Commission activities, which we believe fall under our general mandate to monitor the […]

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Council Comments on CPSC Policy Statement

by Council on Wage and Price Stability August 17, 1976 Consumer Product Safety Commission

William Lilley III, Acting Director of the Council on Wage and Price Stability, said today that, while the Council did not think that the Consumer Product Safety Commission had established its priorities very well in the past, its recent policy statement showed a significant improvement. Mr. Lilley’s comments were made in a statement to the […]

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Comments of the Council on Wage and Price Stability Before the Consumer Product Safety Commission: Proposed Matchbook Standards

by William Lilley June 1, 1976 Consumer Product Safety Commission

The Council on Wage and Price Stability (“Council”) hereby submits its comments to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) on CPSC’s proposed Matchbook Safety Standard. The proposed standard was published in the April 1, 1976 issue of the Federal Register (41 FR 14112). Interested parties have been requested to submit comments by June 1, 1976…

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Council Questions CPSC’s Proposed Matchbook Standard

by Council on Wage and Price Stability June 1, 1976 Consumer Product Safety Commission

The Council on Wage and Price Stability today filed comments with the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) on CPSC’s proposed matchbook standard. Under the proposed standard, ordinary (paper) matchbooks would have to be changed from their present form to conform to a variety of newly mandated specifications, including: a) improved quality control, b) having the […]

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Letter: From James C. Miller III, COWPS, to Walter R. Hobby, Bureau of Economic Analysis

by Walter R. Hobby May 19, 1976 Bureau of Economic Analysis

Dear Mr. Hobby: Mr. Moscow has asked me to reply to your letter and to the enclosed memorandum from Robert Kurtz, an economist on your staff, concerning our recent comments f the Architectural Glazing Standard…

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Memorandum: Bureau of Economic Analysis: Comments of the Council on Wage and Price Stability on the CPSC Architectural Glazing Standard

by Robert Kurtz April 7, 1976 Bureau of Economic Analysis

The Council on Wage and Price Stability (COWPS) has used “Cost/ Benefit Analysis” in a very dangerous manner…

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Council Questions CPSC Safety Glass Standard

by Council on Wage and Price Stability March 15, 1976 Consumer Product Safety Commission

The Council on Wage and Price Stability today filed comments with the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) on CPSC’s proposed Architectural Glazing Materials Safety Standard. The Council did not officially oppose the proposed standard, but stated its view that CPSC at this time lacked the data necessary to make an informed decision concerning final promulgation […]

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Comments of the Council on Wage and Price Stability: Before the Consumer Product Safety Commission: Architectural Glazing Materials

by Michael H. Moscow March 12, 1976 Consumer Product Safety Commission

The Council on Wage and Price Stability (“Council”) hereby submits its comments to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) on CPSC’s proposed Architectural Glazing Materials Safety Standard. This proposed standard was published in the February 11, 1976 issue of the Federal Register (41 FR 617B), with an invitation for interested parties to submit comments by […]

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Memorandum: CPSC Proposed Agricultural Glazing Materials Standard

by Thomas M. Lenard November 30, 1975 Consumer Product Safety Commission

CPSC has recently released a product profile on architectural glazing and a revised (and presumably final) version of its economic impact statement on the proposed architectural glazing materials safety standard. Thus, it seems useful to review the issues which have been raised in connection with this standard as they relate to any new findings…

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Memorandum: CPSC Proposed Architectural Glazing Materials Standard

by Thomas M. Lenard November 30, 1975 Consumer Product Safety Commission

CPSC has recently released a product profile on architectural glazing and a revised (and presumably final) version of its economic impact statement on the proposed architectural glazing materials safety standard. Thus, it seems useful to review the issues which have been raised in connection with this standard as they relate to any new findings…

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Council Files with Consumer Product Safety Commission on Power Lawn Mower Standard

by Michael H. Moscow October 14, 1975 Consumer Product Safety Commission

In comments filed with the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) the Council on Wage and Price Stability questioned the power lawn mower standard developed by the Consumer’s Union (CU) for CPSC. The CPSC is scheduled to announce on February 15, 1976, a decision as to whether the standard developed by CU should be promulgated. The Council is particularly interested in […]

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