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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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The Senators also pressed CPSC on whether it has considered the efficacy of a weighted system or other safety measures that could be taken to reduce the risk of umbrellas becoming airborne and endangering beach-goers.
"Rather than immediately announce this finding and recall a potentially unsafe product, the CPSC changed their lead testing technique and employed an averaging scheme that scientists said underestimated the level of lead in the lunch boxes.
In July, 2014, CPSC issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking as to whether ASTM F2097-15 should be incorporated by reference into Section 104 of the CPSIA.
De ce nombre, 36 repondants d'organismes communautaires (OC) et 30 repondants issus des services sociaux et de sante publics (Centre de services sociaux et de sante--CSSS, Centre jeunesse--CJ, Centre de readaptation en deficience physique--CRDP) ont participe au sondage ainsi que 9 representants issus des CPSC.
Our comment on the proposed regulation considers both whether the current analysis of the regulation satisfies this balancing test and whether the CPSC provides sufficient evidence that changes proposed by the regulation will have the intended effect.
* Opened the first foreign CPSC office in Beijing, where our employees work with the Chinese government, domestic and foreign manufacturers, and other US government agencies to ensure safer products coming into the United States.
A couple of months later, the CPSC added Craig Zucker to its complaint, holding him personally liable for the cost of recalling Buckyballs.
In addition to these social media platforms CPSC posts all recalls on its website at www.cpsc.gov/recalls.
Nine samples yielded > 18.0 pg Cd, the maximum recently recommended by the CPSC for saline extractions (U.S.
On January 24, CPSC began registering businesses online, and accepting reports through SaferProducts.gov to test the system.
Given the possibility that the CPSC and other parties may aggressively use the database to serve their own interests, it is too risky for companies to ignore the database and allow reports to pile up.
"Many parents are unaware of the deadly danger of this hidden hazard," said CPSC Chairman Inez Tenenbaum.