All Fiscal Year 1974 News Releases

A complete list of all news releases from fiscal year 1974.
  • September 06, 1975

    CPSC Proposes May 1, 1975, Effective Date For Bicycle Safety Regulations

    The Consumer Product Safety Commission today said that it will propose for comment May 1, 1975, as the effective date for the new bicycle safety standard.

  • December 27, 1974

    CPSC Chairman Simpson Maintains 0.5 Percent Level Of Lead In Paint

    In a report submitted to Congress, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Chairman Richard 0. Simpson today determined that 0.5 percent level of lead in paint is "safe" and should continue to be permitted as the maximum lead content in household paints.

  • December 09, 1974

    CPSC Appoints Green To Head Los Angeles Area Office

    The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission today announced the appointment of Joan F. Green as Director of the Commission's Los Angeles Area Office.

  • December 09, 1974

    CPSC And NBS Survey Shows 5.5 Million Household And Property Files In One Year

    There were an estimated 5,575,000 household and personal property fires in the United States in the year ending April 1974. This figure is part of a fire survey sponsored jointly by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and the Commerce Department's National Bureau of Standards.

  • December 06, 1974

    CPSC Executive Director - Frederick Barrett Resigns - To Return To Private Industry

    U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Chairman Richard 0. Simpson today announced that he has accepted, with deep regret, the resignation of Mr. Frederick E. Barrett, CPSC Executive Director, effective January 5, 1975.

  • December 01, 1974

    Product Safety Fact Sheets Available To Consumers From CPSC

    Wintertime safety tips for Christmas decorations, fireplaces, space heaters, electric baseboard heaters, pots, skiing equipment and snowmobiles arc among the many new fact sheets and brochures available to consumers from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

  • November 28, 1974

    CPSC Issues Fireplace Safety Tips

    As wintry weather and fuel conservation bring fireplaces into increasing popularity, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission reminds consumers that more than 6,000 children and adults required hospital emergency room treatment last year for injuries associated with fireplaces and fireplace equipment.

  • November 27, 1974

    Recent Decision Confirms CPSC Recall Authority Under Flammable Fabrics Act

     A recent decision by an administrative law judge in a proceeding against a major manufacturer and seller of carpeting has affirmed the authority of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission to require the mandatory recall of products that do not comply with regulations issued under the Flammable Fabrics Act.

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