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IGMA Talks Safety Standards

The Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) is in Banff, Alberta, this week for its summer conference, which kicked off Tuesday with certification committee discussion. John Kent of the Safety Glazing Certification Council (SGCC) opened discussion with an update on developments … Continue reading

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Updated Federal Safety Glazing Standard Takes Effect in April

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is updating its mandatory safety standard for architectural glazing materials. This month, the commission voted unanimously in a 5-0 decision to replace CPSC’s testing procedures with those used in the ANSI Z97.1-2015 (American … Continue reading

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Canadian Safety Glazing Standard Draft Expected in Fall

A new Canadian safety glazing standard draft that has been in the works since the end of 2013 is expected to be released for public review this fall. The Canadian General Standards Board’s (CGSB) Committee on Glass reviewed the draft … Continue reading

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CPSC Proposes Rule Change in Response to SGCC Petition

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published its notice of proposed rule-making to amend 16 CFR Part 1201. The change would substitute the industry’s voluntary testing protocol set forth in ANSI Z97.1-2009 for the CPSC’s federal testing regime specified in … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday: Be Safe

Every Thursday leading up to USGlass magazine’s 50th Anniversary celebration in August, USGNN.com™ is taking a look back at past issues and highlighting advertisements, stories and images that ran throughout the publication’s half-century life. This week, we look at a safety glazing … Continue reading

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