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Safety advocates applaud CPSC move to get padded crib bumpers off the market

* Consumer Federation of America * Consumer Reports * Kids In Danger * * Public Citizen * U.S. PIRG Education Fund *   Consumer Product…

March 26, 2020

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Consumer Reports links Fisher-Price Rock ‘n Play inclined sleepers to an additional 19 infant deaths

CR urges families to stop using inclined sleepers immediately; calls on CPSC to set strong rules for infant sleep products and secure recalls for all…

March 12, 2020

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Consumer Reports welcomes recall of Ikea Kullen dresser, calls for stronger safety standards

Dresser tip-overs continue to place children at risk; CR urges Congress to pass the STURDY Act now   WASHINGTON, D.C. — Consumer Reports today commended…

March 4, 2020

Testimony of David Friedman, Vice President, Advocacy, Consumer Reports for U.S. House hearing on fake and unsafe products on online marketplaces

Testimony for the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce hearing “Buyer Beware: Fake and Unsafe Products on Online Marketplaces”…

March 3, 2020

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Safety advocates applaud new recalls, warn parents to stop using infant inclined sleepers

* Consumer Federation of America * Consumer Reports * Kids In Danger * Four companies recall more than 165,000 inclined sleepers to prevent risk of…

January 29, 2020

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Safety advocates warn consumers to stop using the SwaddleMe By Your Bed Sleeper, as manufacturer fails to recall the product

Update: This product was later recalled on January 29, 2020. Original release from Jan. 16 appears below. * Consumer Federation of America * Consumer Reports…

January 16, 2020

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

CR endorses new House bill to end deadly secrecy, change law that protects companies at the expense of consumer safety; law has concealed dangers of…

January 10, 2020

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Consumer Reports receives generous gift to increase awareness of furniture tip-over dangers 

YONKERS, N.Y. — Consumer Reports made the following statement today following an announcement of a settlement of a lawsuit filed against IKEA on behalf of…

January 6, 2020

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Consumer Reports: New Senate report shows how CPSC must strengthen recalls, hold companies accountable to protect people from hazardous products

Product safety regulator has shown ‘inappropriate deference to industry’ in recent years, according to report   WASHINGTON, D.C. — Consumer Reports today praised Senate investigators…

December 19, 2019

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Consumer Reports: U.S. House passes bill to ban infant inclined sleepers, crib bumpers

Products unsafe for infant sleep; CR urges their immediate removal from stores and websites   WASHINGTON, D.C. — Consumer Reports today applauded passage by the…

December 17, 2019

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