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Consumer Reports: Congress should pass ‘lifesaving’ Safe Sleep for Babies Act

CR-endorsed legislation would ban dangerous products tied to more than 200 infant deaths WASHINGTON, D.C. — Consumer Reports today endorsed the Safe Sleep for Babies…

May 13, 2021

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New Consumer Reports dresser stability testing shows some progress, but underscores ongoing danger to children

CR calls on Congress to pass the STURDY Act to get strong, sensible rules in place WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumer Reports today released new test…

May 6, 2021

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Peloton Recall: Consumer Reports says safety recall is right move, but delays demonstrate that product safety laws must be overhauled

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Consumer Product Safety Commission today announced that Peloton has agreed to recall its Tread and Tread+ treadmills, following an April 17…

May 5, 2021

Joint letter to U.S. House Appropriations committee urging for an increase in CPSC annual funding

As organizations working to improve product safety and prevent needless deaths and injuries, we strongly urge you and your colleagues on the House Appropriations Subcommittee…

April 29, 2021

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Consumer Reports to Testify at House Hearing on the Federal Trade Commission’s Consumer Protection Powers

WASHINGTON, DC – Anna Laitin, Director, Financial Fairness and Legislative Strategy for Consumer Reports will testify this afternoon at a hearing held by the House…

April 27, 2021

CR letter urging Senate to support S. 1259, the Safe Cribs Act

Consumer Reports (CR), the independent, nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, urges you to support the S. 1259, the Safe Cribs Act, and vote to advance the bill…

April 26, 2021

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Consumer Reports: Congress must repeal law that hides product dangers from public

CR endorses new bicameral bill to end deadly secrecy law that protects companies at the expense of consumer safety WASHINGTON, D.C. — Consumer Reports today…

April 22, 2021

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Consumer Reports statement on Peloton treadmill safety hazards, child injuries, and new urgent warning

Consumer Product Safety Commission warns consumers to stop using the product immediately if they have children at home   WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Consumer Product…

April 17, 2021

CR comments to the CPSC on its priorities for fiscal year 2022

Thank you. On behalf of Consumer Reports, the independent, nonprofit, and nonpartisan organization, I welcome the opportunity to testify about the CPSC’s priorities for the…

April 7, 2021

Comments to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards: Child Restraint Systems

Comments of Consumer Reports to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on the “Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards: Child Restraint Systems” Notice of Proposed Rulemaking…

April 5, 2021

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