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CPSC RIN: 3041-AD71 Publication ID: Fall 2019 
Title: Petition for Floor Labeling 
Abstract:

On April 19, 2018, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) received a petition from the National Floor Safety Institute (petitioner or NFSI) requesting that the Agency require manufacturers of floor coverings and coatings to label their products and provide point-of-purchase information regarding slip-resistance, using the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) B101.5-2014 Standard Guide for Uniform Labeling Method for Identifying the Dynamic Coefficient of Friction (Traction) of Floor Coverings, Floor Coverings with Coatings, and Treated Floor Coverings. NFSI's petition request is a resubmission of a prior petition (CP 16-1), which the Commission voted to deny. The resubmitted petition contains certain modifications and provides additional information. The Office of the General Counsel (OGC) docketed NFSI's resubmitted request as a petition, and the Commission published a request for comments. Staff is reviewing the comments and preparing a briefing package advising the Commission whether to grant, deny, or defer 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: Not Yet Determined   
Legal Deadline:  None
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
Notice of Petition of Rulemaking  04/19/2018  83 FR 26228   
Comment Period on Notice of Petition Closes  08/06/2018 
Staff Sends Briefing Package to the Commission  07/17/2019 
Commission Decision  11/00/2019 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Undetermined  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Jacqueline Campbell
Project Manager, Directorate for Engineering Sciences
Consumer Product Safety Commission
National Product Testing and Evaluation Center, 5 Research Place,
Rockville, MD 20850
Phone:301 987-2024
Email: jcampbell@cpsc.gov