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T OMPKINS & DAVIDSON, LLP Counselors At Law 5 Hanover Square Phone: (212) 944-6611 15 th Floor Fax: (212) 944-9779 New York, N.Y. 10004 e-mail: email@example.com internet: http://www.tdllp.com The Month So Far: January 17 to 23, 2009 ANIMAL AND PLANT HEALTH INSPECTION SERVICE Implementation of Revised Lacey Act Provisions – A Federal Register Notice was drafted by APHIS indicating delayed enforcement of the previously published phases from 3 to six months. [Summarized in our letter dated October 8, 2008] However, publication has been delayed due to the new administration having to review all regulations. For a preview of what the proposed publication, see http://www.federalregister.gov/OFRUpload/OFRData/2009-01251_PI.pdf CONSUMER PRODUCTS SAFETY COMMISSION CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY IMPROVEMENT ACT Reminder about the CPSIA’s Frequently Asked Questions link Included among the issues is that of expanding how a Certificate satisfies the “accompanying” 1 requirement: Certificates can also be transmitted electronically to a broker with other customs entry documents before a shipment arrives so long as they are available to the Commission or Customs and Border Protection staff if the product or shipment is inspected. CPSC RECALLS DUE TO VIOLATIONS OF LEAD STANDARD Children’s Sunglasses Recalled by Axiom CPSC RECALLS DUE TO VIOLATIONS OTHER THAN LEAD STANDARD Infantino Expands Recall of Infant Rattles Due to Choking Hazard Fisher-Price Recalls Simplicity’s Rainforest Portable Play Yards Due to Fall and Entrapment Hazards Bosch® and Siemens® Model Dishwashers Recalled by BSH Home Appliances Corporation Due to Fire Hazard Changes to 1998 Recall Program to Replace Dangerous Home Heating Vent Pipes - Remedy Changes for Registrations after May 1, 2009 Saris Cycling Group Recalls Stationary Bicycle Trainers Due to Fall Hazard Mad Dog Concepts Recalls Boy's Pajamas Due to Burn Hazard Rheem Recalls to Repair Oil-Fired Furnaces Due to Fire Hazard FOOD & DRUG ADMINISTRATION FDA has released the latest issue of its Drug Safety Newsletter 1 This is in addition to being accessed via a World Wide Web URL or other electronic means, as long as the URL or other electronic means and unique identifier are created in advance and are available to the CPSC or CBP as soon as the product or shipment itself is available for inspection.