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Joint Comments on CPSC’s Draft Strategic Plan for 2023-2026

Our coalition of consumer organizations welcomes the opportunity to comment on the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission’s (CPSC) “Draft Strategic Plan 2023-2026.” We submit the…

September 26, 2022

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Consumer Reports: Calif. Assembly has one final chance to Pass the “Public Right to Know Act”

The California State Assembly has until the end of the day tomorrow, August 31, to pass SB 1149 and protect constituents from defective products and…

August 30, 2022

CR comments to the CPSC on proposed rules to ban crib bumpers and infant inclined sleep products

Consumer Reports submitted comments to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) regarding the agency’s notice of proposed rulemaking to codify the ban on infant inclined…

August 26, 2022

CR comments to the CPSC on the revision to the voluntary standard for bassinets and cradles

Consumer Reports, the independent, non-profit, and nonpartisan member organization, welcomes the opportunity to submit comments to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) regarding the recent…

August 11, 2022

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T.J. Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods parent company fined $13 million for selling recalled products: Consumer Reports statement

CR praises CPSC for holding TJX accountable, urges Congress to remove the cap on fines WASHINGTON D.C. – The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) today…

August 2, 2022

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Consumer Reports: Court Upholds Federal Infant Sleeper Rule and Dismisses Industry Case

Court rules that strong, evidence-based safety standards for infant sleep products were lawfully established WASHINGTON, D.C. — Consumer Reports today commended judges on the U.S.…

August 2, 2022

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Consumer Reports statement: At least 14 deaths linked to infant rocker products

Joint warnings from CPSC, Fisher-Price, Kids2 underscore critical need for safe sleep practices by caregivers—and for manufacturers to take faster, more effective action to protect…

June 14, 2022

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California moves closer to ending dangerous “secret settlements” by passing the “Public Right to Know Act” in the Senate

Consumer Reports Urges the California Assembly to Support SB 1149 SACRAMENTO – The California State Senate voted Monday to pass SB 1149 – the “Public…

May 24, 2022

Consumer Reports Letter of Support to Commerce Committee on the STURDY Act and Reese’s Law

On behalf of Consumer Reports (CR), the independent, nonprofit, nonpartisan member organization, we write regarding two product safety bills the Committee plans to consider at…

May 10, 2022

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Consumer Reports applauds U.S. Senate passage of vital infant safety legislation

‘Safe Sleep for Babies Act,’ passed by House in 2021, now goes to President for signature CR urges parents and caregivers to immediately stop using…

May 4, 2022

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