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Consumer Product Safety Commission
Latest Consumer Product Safety Commission Items
The Consumer Product Safety Commission finalized a new rule Nov. 24 that abandons both consumers and safety. Trial lawyers and unscrupulous business competitors, though, made out like bandits. American manufacturers and tradesmen are the ones left with empty pockets.
The government wants to regulate Hannah Montana CDs and DVDs. The bureaucrats at the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) insist that the discs marketed to children be tested for lead, but when the same young starlet churns out raunchier material under her real name, Miley Cyrus, they will escape scrutiny. Never mind that the same 10-year-olds will likely end up buying both products.
Fisher-Price is recalling more than 11 million tricycles, toys and high chairs over safety concerns.
One of the tools that teachers use to get children excited about science — hands-on science kits — faces an uncertain future amid a debate on safety.
Those soft fabric sleep positioners that parents put in the crib to keep babies safely sleeping on their backs could be dangerous, even deadly, for little ones, the government warned Wednesday.
The latest dictates from the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) will drive up the cost of manufacturing products intended for children. The agency adopted a pair of new rules in July and August implementing the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008, but as drafted, these regulations will force companies to waste time and money on redundant testing programs solely for the entertainment of bureaucratic busybodies.
More than 2 million cribs from Evenflo, Delta Enterprise Corp. and five other companies were recalled Thursday amid concerns that babies can suffocate, become trapped or fall from the cribs.
NEW YORK (AP) — Now that toy companies have issued recalls for millions of Chinese-made toys tainted with lead or are otherwise hazardous to children, they are scrambling to figure out what to do with them.
Toy giant Mattel yesterday announced that it was recalling more than 18 million Chinese-made toys worldwide for safety reasons, more than half from the U.S., in the latest episode of snowballing problems with Chinese imports.