Pool Drain Recall Information
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with certain drain cover manufacturers, announced a voluntary recall of about 1 million drain covers manufactured and installed after December 2008. According to the CPSC, the recalled drain covers were incorrectly rated by independent third party laboratories to handle the flow of water through the cover as specified by VGBA.
Manufacturers On Swimming Pool Drain Recall List
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Virginia Graeme Baker Information
- The Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act contains new safety rules for pools and spas and is going into effect December 19, 2008. This law enacts standards for swimming pools and does require action on virtually every public pool in the US.
We have done our best to collect much of the available data and itís interpretations here. Most of this consists of links to the data at other locations. We make no claims about the relevancy of the linked data this is a quickly evolving issue and the interpretation of the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act seems to be in flux.
Informational links on the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act:
The text of the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act
A CPSC Staff Interpretation of the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act from June 2008
A CPSC Staff Interpretation of the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act from Sept 2008 (Primarily regarding Residential Pools)