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CR letter to FDA on investigation of arsenic in bottled water

SUMMARY: Consumer Reports, an independent, nonprofit member organization that works side by side with consumers to create a fairer, safer, and healthier world, writes the…

April 17, 2019

Press Release

Consumer Reports: Recall of Fisher-Price Rock ‘n Play Sleeper Long Overdue, Welcome

After CR tied product to 32 infant deaths, group urges stronger oversight to ensure safe sleep WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission today announced…

April 12, 2019

Press Release

Consumer Reports: Fisher-Price Must Recall the Rock ‘n Play Sleeper Immediately

Investigation finds product tied to at least 32 deaths; CR calls for much stronger action by industry, government to ensure safe sleep by infants on…

April 8, 2019

Joint letter to Congress in support of FDA proposed sunscreen rule

Healthy Babies Bright Futures * Environmental Defense Fund * Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families * NRDC * EWG * Public Citizen * Earthjustice * CFA *…

April 4, 2019

Written testimony urging far greater CPSC funding, as sent to House appropriations subcommittee

Consumer Reports, the independent, non-profit member organization, strongly urges you and your colleagues on the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government to…

March 26, 2019

Statement: Consumer Reports Strongly Supports the STURDY Act

Statement of Meg Bohne, Organizing Manager, as prepared for delivery Hundreds of deaths involving dressers and other clothing storage units have occurred since 2000.  Thousands…

March 20, 2019

Press Release

Consumer Reports: Boeing 737 Max 8 Flights Should Be Temporarily Grounded Pending Investigation

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 WASHINGTON, D.C. — Following the tragic crashes of two Boeing 737 MAX 8 airplanes in less than six months, Consumer Reports…

March 12, 2019

Consumer Reports’ oral testimony to the CPSC on potential improvements to SaferProducts.gov

SaferProducts.gov is a useful tool that can be improved through key upgrades, particularly through an open process for feedback. We support the CPSC’s intention to…

March 6, 2019

CR letters in support of Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal Act (FAIR Act)

SUMMARY: Letters in support of Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal Act (FAIR Act) to stop corporations from forcing consumers, workers, and small family businesses to give up…

February 28, 2019

Press Release

Furniture manufacturers, government must act now to stop tip-overs, recall dangerous dressers

After CPSC chair comments on the deadly hazard, Consumer Reports says potential changes welcome, overdue WASHINGTON, D.C.—Consumer Reports today called for strong, immediate action by…

February 27, 2019

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