Federal Register: July 19, 2006 (Volume 71, Number 138)
DOCID: FR Doc E6-11386
CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION
Consumer Product Safety Commission
DOCUMENT ACTION: Notice.
AGENCY: Consumer Product Safety Commission.
In the Federal Register of April 26, 2006 (71 FR 24651), the Consumer Product Safety Commission published a notice in accordance with provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 35) to announce the agency's intention to seek extension of approval of the collection of information in the Safety Standard for Cigarette Lighters (16 CFR part 1210). One comment from the American Academy of Pediatrics was received in support of the continued testing and data collection. By publication of this notice, the Commission announces that it has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for extension of approval of that collection of information without change for three years from the date of approval.
The Safety Standard for Cigarette Lighters requires disposable and novelty lighters to be manufactured with a mechanism to resist operation by children younger than five years of age. Certification regulations implementing the standard require manufacturers and importers to submit to the Commission a description of each model of lighter, results of prototype qualification tests for compliance with the standard, and a physical specimen of the lighter before the introduction of each model of lighter in commerce.
The Commission uses the records of testing and other information
required by the certification regulations to determine that disposable
and novelty lighters have been tested and certified for compliance with
the standard by the manufacturer or importer. The Commission also uses
this information to obtain corrective actions if disposable or novelty
lighters fail to comply with the standard in a manner that creates a substantial risk of injury to the public.
Additional Information About the Request for Extension of Approval of a Collection of Information
Agency address: Consumer Product Safety Commission, 4330 East West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814.
Title of information collection: Safety Standard for Cigarette Lighters, 16 CFR part 1210.
Type of request: Extension of approval without change.
General description of respondents: Manufacturers and importers of disposable and novelty cigarette lighters.
Estimated number of respondents: 60.
Estimated average number of hours per respondent: 320 per year. [[Page 40998]]
Estimated number of hours for all respondents: 19,200 per year.
Estimated cost of collection for all respondents: $800,000 to $2,700,000 per year.
Comments: Comments on this request for extension of approval of information collection requirements should be submitted by August 18, 2006 to (1) the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attn: OMB Desk Officer for CPSC, Office of Management and Budget, Washington DC 20503; telephone: (202) 3957340, and (2) the Office of the Secretary, by email at email@example.com or sent to the Office of the Secretary, Consumer Product Safety Commission, 4330 East West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814. Written comments may also be sent by facsimile at (301) 504 0127. 0127.
Copies of this request for extension of the information collection
requirements and supporting documentation are available from Linda
Glatz, Management and Program Analyst, Office of Planning and
Evaluation, Consumer Product Safety Commission, 4330 East West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814; telephone: (301) 5047671.
Dated: July 12, 2006.
Todd A. Stevenson,
Secretary, Consumer Product Safety Commission.
[FR Doc. E611386 Filed 71806; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 635501P
Agency information collection activities; proposals, submissions, and approvals,