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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

CR comments to the CPSC on the proposed safety standard for clothing storage units (CSUs)

Consumer Reports (CR), the independent, non-profit member organization, welcomes the opportunity to submit comments to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) regarding the agency’s notice…

April 19, 2022

CR comments to the CPSC on the proposed safety standard for magnets

Consumer Reports (CR), the independent, non-profit member organization, welcomes the opportunity to submit comments to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) regarding the agency’s notice…

March 25, 2022

CR comments to the CPSC on the proposed rules for hazardous window covering cords

Consumer Reports, the independent, non-profit member organization, submitted two sets of comments to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) regarding two separate proposed rulemakings, which…

March 23, 2022

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Consumer Reports: Court Should Dismiss Industry Case Against Federal Infant Sleeper Rules

D.C. Circuit will hear oral arguments on manufacturer challenge of Consumer Product Safety Commission standards for infant sleepers  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumer Reports is urging…

February 28, 2022

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Consumer Reports praises CPSC for lifesaving furniture safety proposal

Unanimous vote by Consumer Product Safety Commission advances rules to improve dresser stability, prevent tip-over incidents that send at least seven children to the ER…

January 19, 2022

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Consumer groups welcome CPSC actions to keep children safe from home elevator risks

Federal agency announces three recalls, issues warning about gaps between elevator doors that can lead to severe injuries or death if a child is trapped…

January 11, 2022

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Consumer groups tell court: strong safety rules for infant sleepers must stand 

Consumer Reports, Consumer Federation of America, and Kids In Danger file amicus brief urging court to uphold CPSC safety standard and reject arguments by “baby…

December 29, 2021

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