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CPSC RIN: 3041-AD67 Publication ID: Fall 2019 
Title: Petition for Magnet Sets 

On August 17, 2017, Zen Magnets, LLC  submitted a petition requesting that the Commission initiate rulemaking to adopt specific requirements for high-powered magnet sets under sections 7 and 9 of the Consumer Product Safety Act (15 U.S.C. 2056 and 2058) to address the hazard associated with these products if ingested, aspirated, or otherwise inserted into the body. The Office of the General Counsel docketed the petition and the Commission published notice requesting comments on the petition in the Federal Register on October 6, 2017. The comment period on the notice closed on December 5, 2017. Staff has reviewed the comments and is preparing a briefing package to advise the Commission on whether to grant, deny, or defer action on the petition.

Agency: Consumer Product Safety Commission(CPSC)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Prerule Stage 
Major: Undetermined  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: Independent agency 
CFR Citation: None     (To search for a specific CFR, visit the Code of Federal Regulations.)
Legal Authority: 15 U.S.C. 2056 to 2058   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
Notice of Petition of Rulemaking  10/06/2017  82 FR 46740   
Comment Period on Notice of Petition Closed  12/05/2017 
Staff Sends Briefing Package to Commission  11/00/2019 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Undetermined  Government Levels Affected: Undetermined 
Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Susan Bathalon
Mechanical Engineer
Consumer Product Safety Commission
5 Research Place,
Rockville, MD 20850
Phone:301 987-2282