A genuine man with a love for God and public service, Reverend, Dr. Thaddeus Garrett Jr., served as a Commissioner and Vice-Chairman from 1976 to 1977. Although his time on the Commission was short, his positivity and hard work helped to keep the Commission together.
Before his appointment to CPSC, Garrett was a Special Assistant to former Vice President Nelson Rockefeller and Chief Assistant to former Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm. Once his role at CPSC ended, he was elected to the State (…)Read More Feb 25
Once the newly formed Consumer Product Safety Commission opened its doors in 1973, there was an immediate need for distinguished leadership, passion, and experience at the agency. Mrs. Constance B. Newman was a perfect fit for the job. She and David Pittle, Barbara Hackman Franklin, Lawrence M. Kushner, and Richard O. Simpson, were the “starting five” Commissioners.
Newman served as a Commissioner and Vice Chairman from 1973 through 1976. She is best known by her former colleagues as a (…)Read More Feb 24
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) was created in 1972 as a result of Congress passing and President Nixon signing the Consumer Product Safety Act. From its beginning, the agency has been charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with thousands of types of consumer products. In observance of Black History Month, CPSC recognizes African American leaders in product safety and applauds their contributions.
Henry Aaron Hill: Keeping (…)Read More Feb 24
“Crib mattresses recalled due to risk of entrapment.” “Seven million brewing systems recalled due to burn hazard.” “Millions of popular strollers recalled due to fingertip amputation hazard to children.”
Headlines like these stream across the Internet and appear on TV almost weekly. But, hearing or seeing a media headline about a product recall is different than getting a direct notice from a recalling company.
Here at CPSC, we know that direct notice—whether it be a phone call, (…)Read More Feb 4
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去年11月, 艾略特· F·凯伊主席敦促某些网址为防止在他们, 或通过他们的网址销售危险和被召回消费品而承担更大的责任, 这一行动在美国多家媒体成为头条新闻。今天, 凯伊主席作出重大宣布, 委员会(CPSC)和全世界最大的电子和移动电子商务公司阿里巴巴控股集团有限公司为保障消费品安全自愿合作。
凯伊主席在出席香港玩具展时称赞这一总部在中国的电子商务巨人承诺与CPSC合作, (…)Read More Jan 13