After 4 ½ years of transforming the Consumer Product Safety Commission into the global leader in consumer product safety, Chairman Inez M. Tenenbaum has announced that she will be stepping down from her post on November 30.  Though the Chairman completed her term at the end of October, she will continue to lead the agency through the end of this month.  Starting on December 1, Tenenbaum will join the law firm of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, where she will work with the Product Safety, (…)

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On Monday, June 13, 2011, CPSC opened a new state-of-the-art National Product Testing and Evaluation Center. The new lab has 2 ½ times more testing space than CPSC’s old facility, which was a former military missile site that CPSC first occupied in 1975. Here are some photos from the grand opening.

CPSC Laboratory Grand Opening

CPSC scientists and staff await the grand opening ceremony.

CPSC Chairman Inez Tenenbaum welcomes Sen. Durbin aide Diana Hamilton, Rep. Chris (…)

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Do you know a leader in consumer product safety?

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Chairman Inez Tenenbaum is looking for nominations for her Chairman’s Commendation Circle Award. This award will recognize people, businesses, organizations, state and local governments, and other groups that have demonstrated a commitment to consumer product safety.

We’re sure you know one of these leaders. They come to the table with solutions and creative approaches to safety and they get things (…)

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(Last Update: 10/29/2010)

CPSC staff is promoting product safety in meetings, discussions and trainings at the Trilateral Summit on Consumer Product Safety. CPSC is attending the summit with representatives from the European Union and China. We’ll be posting photos here throughout the trip.


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(Read the introduction transcript, chairman’s transcript or watch in Windows Media format.

On Wednesday, CPSC Chairman Inez Tenenbaum addressed attendees of the International Consumer Product Health and Safety Organization conference at the Capital Hilton in Washington, D.C. Hear for yourself what she had to say about the agency’s priorities and commitment to consumers by watching the speech.

“When you look at the revitalization that has gone on at the CPSC, state regulators, (…)

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