CSPC Extends Table Saw Comment Period to March 16

Comment period extended on controversial effort to require a specific active flesh detection technology for all table saws.

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced a 30 day extension of the comment period for the Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPR) on table saw safety.

The new deadline for comments is March 16, 2012.

To date, hundreds of comments have been submitted to CPSC via the Power Tool Institute’s comments website, PTI continues to encourage woodworkers, consumers and interested parties to submit comments to the ANPR using the website.

Additional information on PTI’s position on the ANPR can be found at: The Federal Register Notice announcing the extension can be found at