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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 U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has more on fireworks safety.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products under the agencys jurisdiction.
Tenenbaum, chairman of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. "If one of these poles were to come down during an event in your community, one could only imagine the consequences."
SAN FRANCISCO: Hewlett-Packard Co is expanding a voluntary recall of laptop computers due to the risk of fire from overheating batteries, the company and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said on Friday.
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, Acer has issued a voluntary safety recall of 22,000 Aspire notebooks after it received three reports of the devices short circuiting, resulting in external melting of the casing.
The law also provides enforcement authority to state attorneys general and currently affects all products in commerce that are regulated by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. For mass market retailers, the affected products include such items as pain relievers, batteries, cosmetics, toys and a host of over-the-counter medications.
The law also provides enforcement authority to state attorneys general and currently affects all products in commerce that are regulated by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. For drug stores, the affected products include such items as pain relievers, batteries, cosmetics, toys and a host of over-the-counter medications.
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (cpsc.gov) issued an advisory for consumers to inspect and secure TVs, furniture and appliances to prevent tip-over deaths and injuries.
According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, formaldehyde emissions can cause eye and throat irritation, allergic reactions and possibly cancer.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recently announced the recall of approximately 4,300 250-watt electric scooters in voluntary cooperation with GSI Commerce Solutions, doing business as Spartan Sports of King of Prussia, PA.
(1) "Cigarette Ignition of Upholstered Furniture," Commission Options, July 2003, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, Bethesda, MD.
Makita USA and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission have announced a recall of 180,000 Makita circular saws.