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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Most noisy toys he tested were from China, which means that child advocates should encourage the Consumer Product Safety Commission to include the loudness of both imported and domestic toys as part of its toy safety evaluations, he said.
Consumer Product Safety Commission, Office of the Secretary, February 10, 2004.
EPA resources, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Consumer Product Safety Commission, and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
A boy riding a scooter on one of the ramps from Gen-X Sports Inc broke his collarbone when the ramp cracked and he fell, the Consumer Product Safety Commission said Thursday.
Those certified by the Consumer Product Safety Commission or American Society for Testing and Materials are lined with crushable foam (see diagram, right).
Consumer Product Safety Commission, told attendees that he supports eliminating the cap on civil penalties that CPSC may seek against industry.
Consumer Product Safety Commission (CSPC) protects the public from unreasonable risk of injury or death from 15,000 types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction.
2, rejected President Bush's nomination of Commissioner Mary Gall as chairman of the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).
During the session "A Review of the New Bedding Laws" at the ACA National Conference in Orlando, a question was asked if a "snap" fastening device would meet the new Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) guidelines for manufacturers of bunk beds.
Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) in 1991 reported that more than 100,000 cases of facial trauma occurred in children younger than 14 years while they participated in sports activities.
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has partnered with two auction web sites - eBay Inc and Amazon.com Auctions - to launch an initiative that aims to make it easier for consumers to protect themselves from dangerous products sold online.
Due to budget cuts, the Consumer Product Safety Commission, charged with collecting data on young injured farmworkers, has decided to stop collecting data on injuries caused by farming equipment like tractors and pesticides in its reports on consumer products.

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