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CPSC RIN: 3041-AD76 Publication ID: Fall 2019 
Title: ●Petition for Revision of 16 CFR Part 1205-Safety Standard for Walk-Behind Power Lawn Mowers 

On February 19, 2019, the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute petitioned the Commission to initiate rulemaking to substitute the warning label for reel-type and rotary power mowers required by 16 CFR part 1205.6 for an alternative pictorial-only warning that will help address the diversity of languages spoken in the United States and in foreign markets. The Office of General Counsel docketed the petition on March 27, 2019, and the Commission published notice requesting comments on the petition in the Federal Register on April 9, 2019. The comment period closed on June 10, 2019. Staff will review the comments and prepare a briefing package to advise the Commission on whether to grant , deny or defer decision on the petition.

Agency: Consumer Product Safety Commission(CPSC)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: First time published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Prerule Stage 
Major: Undetermined  Unfunded Mandates: Undetermined 
EO 13771 Designation: Independent agency 
CFR Citation: Not Yet Determined     (To search for a specific CFR, visit the Code of Federal Regulations.)
Legal Authority: Not Yet Determined   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
Petition Docketed  03/27/2019 
Notice for Comment Published in Federal Register  04/09/2019  84 FR 14043   
Comment Period End  06/10/2019 
Staff Sends Briefing Package to the Commission  11/00/2019 
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:
Sharon White
Project Manager, Division of Human Factors
Consumer Product Safety Commission
National Product Testing and Evaluation Center, 5 Research Place,
Rockville, MD 20850
Phone:301 987-2562