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Consumers will turn their clocks back one hour when Daylight Saving Time ends on Sunday, November 3, 2019, at 2:00 a.m. As you set the new time, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) reminds you that now is the perfect time to check and change the batteries in smoke and carbon monoxide (CO) alarms.
“Early warning is crucial to getting out of a house fire alive and for surviving CO poisoning,” said CPSC Acting Chairman Robert Adler. “I encourage everyone to (…)

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Take Safety With You!

by CPSC Blogger

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Millions of Americans embark on family vacations throughout the year. Online marketplaces that connect travelers with people who want to rent out their properties have become a popular alternative to hotels and motels. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) are teaming up on a new campaign urging consumers to “Take Safety With You!”

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Consumers need to know how to stay safe, whether renting (…)

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CPSC Issues Call to Action: Check Your Homes for Recalled Products; Babies’ Lives Depend on It!
September is Baby Safety Month. Act Now.

It’s a fact that most injuries can be prevented, and parents and caregivers play a major role in making sure little ones stay safe. As we mark Baby Safety Month 2019, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is urging all consumers with babies in their homes to make checking for recalled products a top priority.

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is launching a new research project on helmets and sports injuries.

CPSC’s Sports Helmet Project is exploring the different kinds of head and neck injuries that occur during youth contact sports, such as football, hockey, and lacrosse while helmets are being worn.

CPSC is asking parents to let the agency know by filing a report on SaferProducts.gov about the type of helmet their children were wearing when they received (…)

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It’s hard to believe that the lazy days of summer are coming to an end and it’s back to the books for children everywhere. As kids head back to school, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is urging parents and students to keep safety top of mind. Every year thousands of children are injured doing normal activities like bike riding, sports and running about on the playground. Let’s take a look at some of the data and smart safety tips.

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