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CPSC News

During shutdown, critical public safety functions fall by the wayside

A new staff report from the Senate Commerce Committee highlights some of the ways in which the government shutdown is throwing sand in the gears of the private economy. But the authors also point to several ways in which federal furloughs are jeopardizing public safety.

Friday - 10/11/2013, 06:38pm EDT
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Product safety agency launches two-way communication tools

Alex Filip, deputy director of the commission's communications office, joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris to discuss new tools the CPSC has developed and how they can be used to bolster communication with industry.

Monday - 11/21/2011, 09:32am EST
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CPSC safe products database debuts

Beginning today, consumers are encouraged to visit www.SaferProducts.gov to submit Reports of harm or risks of harm, and to search for safety information on products they own or may be considering buying. Inez Tenenbaum, CPSC chair, explains.

Friday - 03/11/2011, 09:08am EST
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CPSC database to make complaints transparent

With the new database available in March, consumers can easily go online to SaferProducts.gov and report a complaint about an unsafe product or conduct a background check on a product's safety by examining reports of consumers' complaints. We get details from CPSC's Scott Wolfson.

Tuesday - 01/18/2011, 10:42am EST
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OMB, GSA hope fourth time is a charm for USA.gov

Agencies launch redesigned governmentwide portal with Microsoft's Bing search engine. As a part of the launch, OMB and GSA make 18 mobile applications available from agencies across the government. Federal CIO Kundra says the government must improve how citizens access information and interact with agencies.

Friday - 07/02/2010, 04:45pm EDT
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More strategic thinking at the Consumer Product Safety Commission

Get a preview of tomorrow's Ask the CIO show.

Wednesday - 04/07/2010, 04:07pm EDT
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President nominates Werfel to be OMB controller

He also nominates new CPSC commissioner and chairwoman of Merit Systems Protection Board.

Friday - 07/31/2009, 06:43am EDT

Drywall Concerns Update

What's being done about those stinky walls

Thursday - 04/02/2009, 09:31am EDT
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Stopping Unsafe Goods: An Update

CPSC and CBP join forces to stop unsafe imports.

Wednesday - 03/25/2009, 01:26pm EDT
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Drywall Concerns

Health concerns tied to Chinese drywall

Wednesday - 03/04/2009, 07:56pm EST
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