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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Riding new popularity, scooters have been blamed for sending nearly 9,500 people, mostly children to the emergency room this year, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission.
Consumer Product Safety Commission, Upholstered Furniture Flammability Proposed Standard, October 2001.
Coasters are linked to more theme-park deaths than any other type of ride, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission.
Bridget Reuter, a spokeswoman for the Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association, which represents makers of playpens and baby strollers, said, ``We will do everything we can to cooperate with the Consumer Product Safety Commission.
6] "Report of the Recall Effectiveness Task Force of the Consumer Product Safety Commission, Aug.
Representatives of the Consumer Product Safety Commission said they would continue to review results of the study.
Daisy said, "It is important to note that the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has reviewed these same models regularly over the past 20 years, most recently in 1999, and found them to be safe with no defects.
Both McGuire and Hart Little League President Dan Schlender had just recently heard about the report from the Consumer Product Safety Commission.
Consumer Product Safety Commission have launched a month-long safety education campaign to raise awareness of the strangulation hazards that window cords can pose to young children.
Consumer Product Safety Commission, (CSPC), announced in early August that she would resign as Chairman and as Commissioner on Nov.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission requires that legal fireworks show the name of the item, the name of the manufacturer or distributor and easy-to-read cautionary labeling and instructions for proper use.
2, rejected President Bush's nomination of Commissioner Mary Gall to be chairman of the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).

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