Consumer Product Safety Commission


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Consumer Product Safety Commission

Also called the CPSC. An agency of the U.S. federal government charged with enforcing safety of consumer products such as toys or furniture. The Act authorized the Commission to work with industries to develop voluntary standards, to implement mandatory standards, to recall products and even to ban dangerous products.
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Consumer Product Safety Commission protects the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death from 15,000 types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction.
Consumer Product Safety Commission, 4330 East West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814/(800)638-2772.
The APA believes that if the NFPA joined forces along with the Consumer Product Safety Commission, National Council on Fireworks Safety, and fire departments across the country in promoting safety tips for responsible consumer fireworks use, that message would have a significant impact in helping to further reduce the misuse of fireworks.
CCDA Waters LLC - a joint venture of Coca-Cola, Groupe Danone and Danone Holdings - has received no reports of injuries from the push-pull caps, the Consumer Product Safety Commission said Wednesday.
All of today's consumer fireworks meet stringent safety standards set by the Consumer Product Safety Commission, Ms.
No injuries have been reported, the Consumer Product Safety Commission said Thursday.
the new Consumer Product Safety Commission standard for mattress flammability--have become increasingly more stringent.
Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product.
Consumer Product Safety Commission, the number of accidents at established amusement parks rose from 3,419 in 1996 to 6,594 in 2000.
5) Petition to the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission to Ban Arsenic Treated Wood in Playground Equipment and Review the Safety of Arsenic Treated Wood for General Use, from the Environmental Working Group and Healthy Building Network, in a letter to the Chairman of the Consumer Product Safety Commission, May 22, 2001.
An opening of more than 2 3/8 inches between crib slats can lead to strangulation, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission.
Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), which sends an expert speaker to each of these events.

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