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We at CPSC are doing everything we can to get recalled products off of store shelves and online auctions. But it’s hard to monitor every sale of thousands of types of products to 300 million people. We have skilled staff here at CPSC who monitor and help stop illegal online transactions of recalled products, but we can’t patrol every nook of the Internet alone.

Sometimes, recalled products end up for sale online. Here’s where you come in. By virtue of you reading this (…)

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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, (…)

Read More Feb 19

Since 2007, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has recalled almost 7 million cribs. More than 6 million of those have drop sides.

In December, the group that develops voluntary manufacturing standards for cribs, ASTM, revised their standard to no longer allow the sale of cribs that have a traditional drop side. Then, Chairman Inez Tenenbaum and CPSC staff called upon the industry to do even more and create a true state-of-the-art crib standard.

In a two-day workshop on Jan. 19 and (…)

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Inside the CPSC: We Stand for Safety
Today, the White House is running a video report on the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s accomplishments in 2009. In her message, Chairman Inez Tenenbaum addresses CPSC’s successes and what we are doing help keep you and your family safe. To see the report, click here.

Read More Feb 2

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In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, importer FAF Inc. is recalling 55,000 children’s metal necklaces that were sold at Walmart from November 2009 through January 2010 for $5.

The recalled jewelry is shaped as a metal crown or frog pendant on a metal link chain necklace in a crown-hinged box, and were sold with the words “The Princess and the Frog” on the packaging. The model numbers and UPC codes on the packaging are as follows:

Crown: (…)

Read More Jan 29