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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Consumer Product Safety Commission, 4330 East West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814/(800)638-2772.
5) Petition to the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission to Ban Arsenic Treated Wood in Playground Equipment and Review the Safety of Arsenic Treated Wood for General Use, from the Environmental Working Group and Healthy Building Network, in a letter to the Chairman of the Consumer Product Safety Commission, May 22, 2001.

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