Comments to the Consumer Product Safety Commission on “Notice of Availability of Draft Guidance Regarding Which Children’s Products are Subject to the Requirements of CPSIA Section 108”

March 25, 2009. Our groups representing patient, consumer, science and public health interests submit the following comments regarding the draft approach prepared by CPSC staff for determining which products constitute a children’s toy or child care article and are subject to section 108 of the CPSIA.

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NCHR Testimony at FDA Science Board Meeting on the Use of Bisphenol A in Food Containers

February 24, 2009. NCHR was very pleased with the Science Board’s criticisms of the FDA Draft report on BPA and were disappointed that the FDA has not acknowledged the bottom line criticism: that the FDA drew conclusions about the safety of BPA that were not based on sound science, and that no conclusions can be made about safety until the FDA pays attention to the best studies conducted by federally funded scientists and designs appropriate follow-up research.

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