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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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In 2003, there were 11 toy-related deaths and 155,400 toy-related injuries, according to the U.
area, including Department of the Army, Department of the Air Force, Department of Defense, Environmental Protection Agency, United States Patent and Trademark Office, United States Department of Veterans Affairs, U.
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.
17) "Upholstered Furniture Flammability: Analysis of Comments from The CPSC' Staff's June 2002 Public Meeting," February 2003, U.
those that have long-term rather than immediate health effects, has always proved problematic for the U.
Nationwide, more than 86,000 skateboarders and almost 100,000 scooter riders were treated in hospital emergency rooms in 2000, according to the U.
12) "All-Terrain Vehicle 2001 Injury and Exposure Studies," U.
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