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Consumer Reports calls on Congress to pass battery safety bill for e-bikes, e-scooters

Bill endorsed by CR would require rules for rechargeable lithium-ion batteries linked to hundreds of fires and injuries nationwide WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumer Reports (CR)…

May 16, 2023

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Federal safety agency votes to adopt stability requirements for dressers: What this means for caregivers, manufacturers, and retailers

CPSC leaders signal they will take voluntary industry standard and make it mandatory WASHINGTON – Consumer Reports today commended the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)…

April 19, 2023

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CR supports CPSC proposals to reduce corporate secrecy about safety risks

Changes to agency rules interpreting section 6(b) of the Consumer Product Safety Act will help ensure consumers receive transparent and timely information on product safety…

April 4, 2023

CR Comments to the CPSC on proposed changes to section 6(b) of the Consumer Product Safety Act

Consumer Reports submitted comments to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) regarding the agency’s supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking to update its regulations interpreting section…

April 3, 2023

Joint comments to CPSC on the proposed rule for Button Cell or Coin Batteries and Consumer Products Containing Such Batteries

Our coalition of medical and consumer organizations welcomes the opportunity to submit the following comments to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) regarding the agency’s…

March 13, 2023

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Consumer Reports: Fisher-Price and Kids2 have failed to get dangerous sleepers out of people’s homes, with at least 12 additional infant deaths since 2019 recalls

Consumer Reports calls on Fisher-Price and Kids2 to deliver more timely, transparent, and effective recalls of hazardous products The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) today…

January 9, 2023

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Consumer Reports applauds federal fine of Peloton for delayed, faulty recall of treadmills

CPSC has linked at least one child’s death and dozens of injuries to the Peloton Tread+; company recalled product in 2021 amid pressure from CR,…

January 5, 2023

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A Big Win for Child Safety: The STURDY Act, Included in Year-End Bill, Goes To President’s Desk To Be Signed Into Law

The STURDY Act will require a federal safety standard for dressers and other clothing storage furniture to help prevent deadly tip-overs that have killed hundreds…

December 23, 2022

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Consumer Reports: Surge in e-bike battery fires reveals urgent need for stronger consumer safety policies and corporate accountability

A new CR investigation identifies how flaws in the product safety system have led to hundreds of e-bike battery fires in 2022  WASHINGTON, D.C. —…

December 8, 2022

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Consumer Reports: Marking 50 years of the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) Strengthening Consumer Safety

CR commemorates the CPSC’s 50th anniversary and the agency’s continued work to protect consumers from – and hold companies accountable for – dangerous product hazards. …

October 27, 2022

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