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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.
Chairman Hal Stratton became the first chairman of the U.
Emergency-room visits for scooter-related injuries have rocketed 700 percent since last May, according to a recent report by the U.
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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.
those that have long-term rather than immediate health effects, has always proved problematic for the U.
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CP 01-1, Petition for Rule Requiring Product Registration Cards, U.
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