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CPSC RIN: 3041-AD65 Publication ID: Spring 2021 
Title: Furniture Tip Overs: Clothing Storage Units 

Based on direction in the Fiscal Year 2016 Operating Plan, staff submitted a briefing package to the Commission in September 2016, addressing furniture tip overs and focused, specifically, on clothing storage unit (CSU) tip overs. CPSC is aware of fatal and non-fatal incidents involving CSUs tipping over. The majority of incidents involve children. In November 2017, the Commission issued an ANPRM, seeking comments and initiating rulemaking under the Consumer Product Safety Act (15 U.S.C. 2051-2089). Staff is currently working towards providing a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) briefing package to the Commission before the end of FY 2021. Staff is also continuing to work with ASTM on updates to its voluntary standard.

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 
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
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  09/00/2021 
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:
Kristen Talcott
Project Manager, Directorate for Engineering Sciences
Consumer Product Safety Commission
National Product Testing and Evaluation Center, 5 Research Place,
Rockville, MD 20850
Phone:301 987-2311