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CPSC RIN: 3041-AD65 Publication ID: Fall 2019 
Title: Furniture Tipovers: Clothing Storage Units 
Abstract:

Based on direction in the Fiscal Year 2016 Operating Plan, staff submitted a briefing package to the Commission on September 30, 2016, addressing furniture tipovers and focused, specifically, on clothing storage unit (CSU) tipovers. In the Fiscal Year 2017 Operating Plan, the Commission directed staff to prepare a briefing package and draft advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) on furniture tipovers. Based on a review of incident data and hazards, staff prepared a briefing package and draft ANPRM addressing CSU tipovers. Staff submitted the briefing package and draft ANPRM to the Commission on November 15, 2017. On November 21, 2017, the Commission voted unanimously to publish the ANPRM in the Federal Register . The ANPRM was published on November 30, 2017, seeking comments and initiating rulemaking under the Consumer Product Safety Act (15 U.S.C. 2051-2089). On January 17, 2018, the Commission published a notice extending the comment period on the ANPRM to April 14, 2018. Staff is currently reviewing comments and conducting product testing and working with ASTM to update its voluntary standard. Staff will complete an NPRM briefing package for the Commission's consideration in FY 20.

 
Agency: Consumer Product Safety Commission(CPSC)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: Undetermined  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: Independent agency 
CFR Citation: Not Yet Determined     (To search for a specific CFR, visit the Code of Federal Regulations.)
Legal Authority: 15 U.S.C. 2058   
Legal Deadline:  None
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
Staff Sent Briefing Package to Commission  09/30/2016 
Staff Sent ANPRM to Commission  11/15/2017 
Commission Decision on ANPRM  11/21/2017 
ANPRM  11/30/2017  82 FR 56752   
Comment Period Extended  01/17/2018  83 FR 2382   
Comment Period End  04/14/2018 
Staff Sends NPRM Briefing Package to Commission  09/00/2020 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Undetermined  Government Levels Affected: Undetermined 
Federalism: Undetermined 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Michael Taylor
Project Manager, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences
Consumer Product Safety Commission
National Product Testing and Evaluation Center, 5 Research Place,
Rockville, MD 20850
Phone:301 987-2338
Email: mtaylor@cpsc.gov