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2014-06-07 23:02:25

It is important to read the label before adding sand to your child’s sandbox. Recent landmark legislation, the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA), requires lead testing for playsand and all toys marketed to children. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) June 07, 2014 It is important to read the label before adding sand to your child’s sandbox. Recent landmark legislation, the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA), requires lead testing for plays and and all toys...

2014-05-21 16:24:38

Fifth Year of Drowning Prevention Campaign Kicks Off Today WASHINGTON, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Widmeyer Communications, A Finn Partners Company, has been awarded a new nearly $1 million contract to continue its work on the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission's (CPSC) Pool Safely program, a national public education campaign that Widmeyer helped launch five years ago. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140521/90051 Widmeyer was awarded an additional one-year extension of...

2014-03-03 16:25:27

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new marketing campaign launches today aimed at ensuring Pennsylvanians understand that healthcare coverage is within reach for uninsured children. The ads, themed "Within Reach," will ensure that every family knows that Pennsylvania's Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) can be their healthcare partner and will prompt families to take action to sign up if eligible for the program. The ads will run statewide through June 30 and...

2013-10-08 23:26:12

Add-on Module Allows Companies to Add Consumer Product Registration Records to CPSIA Ready Software Program and Identify at the Batch/Production Run Level Malvern, PA (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 Jacoby Solutions has released “REGI-Pro©,” the Product Registration add-on module for CPSIA Ready©, providing companies that are utilizing the cloud-based software system an additional tool for reducing the time and resources required to become and remain compliant. The new...

2013-09-11 23:20:06

Partnership offers BCIA members a comprehensive, affordable compliance system that meets a core business need and assists their efforts to bring safe and compliant products to market. Malvern, PA (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 In their ongoing effort to ensure that parents and babies continue to have access to safe, quality baby carriers, the Baby Carrier Industry Alliance (BCIA) has partnered with Jacoby solutions to offer BCIA members CPSIA Ready, an affordable, comprehensive compliance and...

2013-08-10 23:02:41

"It is essential to inform yourself of the dangers surrounding pool/spa/whirlpool suction and make sure the facility you are using is properly fitted not only with an appropriate and functioning drain cover, but also an automatic pump shutoff device,” states Rex Cowan, Manager of local firm Play-It Safe Technologies. (PRWEB) August 10, 2013 The recent entrapment, and near drowning, of Usher's 5 year old son in the drain of his private pool, as referenced in a USA Today...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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