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Consumer Product Safety Commission

A U.S. government agency charged with overseeing the safety of a wide variety of products, tools, and toys used in the home, in communities, and in the workplace.
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The Senate Commerce Committee Should Vote No On Dana Baiocco For CPSC Commissioner: "As a mom, I worry a lot about the safety of my son.
As CPSC further notes, these products are typically intended for children starting from full-term birth until a weight of about 35 pounds.
Deux versions des questionnaires ont ete elaborees : l'une destinee aux repondants des neuf CPSC qui devaient y repondre en fonction des liens etablis avec chacun des partenaires prealablement identifies et l'autre destinee aux partenaires qui devaient y repondre en fonction des liens entretenus avec le CPSC de leur quartier.
The CPSC uses the 2010 accident data to estimate the costs and benefits of the proposed regulation.
Anyone who has followed the CPSC over the years will join in the opinion that my years as Chairman of the CPSC were transformative years.
It is unclear at this time how the CPSC, with just this information, will be able to investigate misuse in order to prevent competitor manipulation of the database.
19) CPSC is currently evaluating the use of an "accessibility probe," which is normally used to test products to see if children's fingers will be exposed to sharp parts, to determine lead accessibility.
The Democratic Senate wanted $180 million for its first CPSC budget in 1973.
The New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services asked the CPSC to investigate these synthetic athletic fields after testing on a small number of fields in the state revealed that some fields with nylon or nylon-blend fibers contained elevated concentrations of lead.
The changes were suggested by industries responsible for reporting defects and were proposed after the CPSC consulted with industries but not consumers.
He argues that the CPSC has no proof the company was aware its products, which are not themselves explosive, were or are being used to make illegal explosives.
CPSC said GSI Commerce Solutions has received 28 reports involving the scooters' handlebars, with 22 incidents involving the FS-101 model, including one report of a child suffering a broken arm from a fall.