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Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request-Testing and Recordkeeping Requirements Under the Standard for the Flammability (Open Flame) of Mattress Sets

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AGENCY:

Consumer Product Safety Commission.

ACTION:

Notice.

SUMMARY:

In the Federal Register of April 16, 2009 (74 FR 17636), the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC or Commission) published a notice in accordance with provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), to announce the CPSC's intention to seek extension of approval of collections of information in the in the Standard for the Flammability (Open Flame) of Mattress Sets, 16 CFR part 1633. The standard prescribes a test to minimize or delay flashover when a mattress is ignited. The standard also requires manufacturers to test specimens of each of their mattress prototypes before mattresses based on that prototype may be introduced into commerce.

No comments were received in response to that notice. Therefore, by publication of this notice, the Commission announces that it has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget a request for extension of approval of those collections of information without change.

Additional Information About the Request for Reinstatement of Approval of Collections of Information

Agency address: Consumer Product Safety Commission,4330 East West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814.

Title of information collection: Standard for the Flammability (Open Flame) of Mattress Sets, 16 CFR part 1633.

Type of request: Extension of approval without change.

General description of respondents: Manufacturers and importers of products subject to the flammability standards for mattresses.

Estimated number of respondents: 671.

Estimated average number of hours per respondent: 94.7 per year.

Estimated number of hours for all respondents: 63,521 per year.

Estimated cost of collection for all respondents: $1,700,000.

Comments: Comments on this request for extension of approval of information collection requirements should be captioned “Flammability (Open Flame) of Mattress Sets; Paperwork Reduction Act,” and submitted by July 27, 2009 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) 395-7340, and (2) by e-mail to cpsc-os@cpsc.gov, by facsimile to (301) 504-0127, or by mail to the Office of the Secretary, Consumer Product Safety Commission, 4330 East West Highway, Bethesda, Maryland 20814.

Copies of this request for extension of the information collection requirements and supporting documentation are available from Linda Glatz, Division of Policy and Planning, Office of Information Technology and Technology Services, Consumer Product Safety Commission, 4330 East West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814; telephone: (301) 504-7671 or by e-mail to lglatz@cpsc.gov.

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Dated: June 19, 2009.

Alberta E. Mills,

Acting Secretary, Consumer Product Safety Commission.

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[FR Doc. E9-14951 Filed 6-24-09; 8:45 am]

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