CPSC Seeks Comments on Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to Establish Performance Requirements for Residential Gas Furnaces and Boilers
On August 20, 2019, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published an advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) to consider establishing performance requirements for residential gas furnaces and boilers. The agency is considering developing a rule to reduce carbon monoxide leakage, thereby reducing the risk of injury and death. The agency seeks comments concerning the risk of injury associated with the products, the proposed regulatory alternatives discussed in the ANPRM, as well as any other information about existing voluntary standards or additional alternatives the agency should consider. Written comments are due by October 18, 2019.