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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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He has also worked as a staff attorney with the Wisconsin State Public Defender and with the Enforcement Division of the U.
The voluntary recall affects 2,755 Yamaha PW80s motorcycles and TT-R90 off-road motorcycles of the 2005 model year, as well as about 850 Grizzly 125 all-terrain vehicles, said Patty Davis of the U.
Formaldehyde emissions can cause eye and throat irritation, allergic reactions, and possibly cancer, according to the U.
The consumer subcommittee of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee will hold hearings Tuesday, June 17 on the possible reauthorization of the U.
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In 2003, there were 11 toy-related deaths and 155,400 toy-related injuries, according to the U.
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A Los Angeles importer has recalled toy ice cream trucks, police cars and washing machines, the U.
1) "CPSC To Hold Regional ATV Safety Hearing in West Virginia; ATV Injuries Double in Five-Year Period, Deaths Continue to Climb," April 23, 2003, News Release from the Office of Information and Public Affairs, U.
And, while fireworks usage has skyrocketed, the fireworks-related injury rate has fallen by a startling 90% since the U.
HERMOSA BEACH - Hermosa Beach-based MOSA Sports voluntarily recalled about 1,250 bicycle helmets of the Five 40 brand, the U.