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CR letter to House leadership on Innovation, Data, and Commerce Subcommittee in support of Lithium-Ion Battery Safety Bill

On behalf of Consumer Reports (CR), the independent, non-profit, nonpartisan member organization, we write in advance of the Subcommittee’s September 27, 2023, hearing to state…

September 27, 2023

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A New Consumer Reports Investigation Sheds Light on Dangers of Water Beads

CR gives families recommendations and calls for sellers and regulators to take action now to keep children safe WASHINGTON D.C.—A new investigation by Consumer Reports…

September 21, 2023

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Chuckle & Roar water bead kits recalled after infant death: Consumer Reports statement

WASHINGTON, DC – Consumer Reports (CR) today called on the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to investigate potential violations of federal law after the agency…

September 14, 2023

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Consumer Reports: Your New Dresser Could Still Be Prone to Tipping Over; Here is What Parents and Caregivers Should Know

Dressers and other clothing storage furniture manufactured after September 1 will meet a mandatory safety requirement, but furniture made before September 1 will remain for…

August 28, 2023

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Consumer Reports Warns Consumers to Stop Using and Dispose of Magnetic Ball Sets Sold on Walmart’s Website That Violate Safety Standards For Magnets

High-powered magnets pose a risk of serious injury or death if ingested; CR urges the manufacturer to recall this product immediately WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumer…

August 21, 2023

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Consumer Reports: Automatic emergency braking rule for new vehicles will help save lives—and stronger testing requirements would maximize the benefits

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumer Reports (CR) called on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) yesterday in regulatory comments to finalize a strong rule for…

August 15, 2023

Consumer Reports Submits Comments on Proposed NHTSA Automatic Emergency Braking Systems Rule

Consumer Reports (CR), the independent, nonprofit member organization, welcomes the opportunity to comment on the notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) by the U.S. Department of…

August 15, 2023

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Parent Advocates and Consumer Groups: Furniture Companies Have One Month to Comply with New Federal Safety Rule to Prevent Tip-Over Injuries to Children

New standards for dressers and other clothing storage units are mandatory as of September 1; Failure to comply means leaving children’s lives at risk WASHINGTON,…

August 1, 2023

Public Joint Letter Regarding Clothing Storage Furniture Law

On behalf of the undersigned consumer and parent organizations, we write to you regarding ASTM F2057-23, the safety standard for dressers and other clothing storage…

August 1, 2023

Consumer Reports’ Plans for Oral Comments to the CPSC on Lithium-ion Battery Safety

Consumer Reports (CR), the independent, non-profit member organization, welcomes the opportunity to share comments with the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) regarding lithium-ion battery safety. CR…

July 27, 2023

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