All Fiscal Year 1975 News Releases

A complete list of all news releases from fiscal year 1975.
  • December 31, 1975

    CPSC Announces Appointments To Product Safety Advisory Council

    The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announces the appointment of five new members to the agency's 15-member Product Safety Advisory Council.

  • December 19, 1975

    CPSC Denies Petition Seeking Warning Labels On Poinsettia Plants And Mistletoe Sprigs

     A petition to require warning labels on poinsettia plants and mistletoe sprigs has been denied by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. The Commission's review of the technical literature dealing with the toxicity of these plants did not disclose a degree of risk that would warrant its taking regulatory action. The petition, filed by Bob Boehler, Kenmore, New York, on November 12, 1975, asked the Commission to require that these products be labeled as poisonous.

  • December 15, 1975

    Appellate Court Upholds CPSC Volunteer Christmas Lights Survey

    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit (New York) in reversing a lower court decision, has given the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission the go-ahead to proceed with its Consumer Deputy retail survey of decorative Christmas lights. Under the program consumer volunteers will visit retail establishments and advise them of certain potential defects in Christmas decorative lights.

  • November 10, 1975

    CPSC Provisionally Accepts Consent Agreement With Tennessee Company

    The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has provisionally accepted a consent order prohibiting the First National Company, Memphis, Tennessee, a division, and two officers of that company from manufacturing, selling or importing products which fail to meet the requirements of the Flammable Fabrics Act it was announced today in the Federal Register.

  • November 10, 1975

    CPSC Provisionally Accepts Consent Agreement Under Flammable Fabrics Act

    The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission today announced in the Federal Register that it has provisionally accepted a consent agreement prohibiting Stayon Products Inc., Easely, South Carolina, a division of Pembroke Manufacturing Company Inc., Greenville, S.C., from manufacturing or importing products which fail to meet the requirements of the Flammable Fabrics Act.

  • November 04, 1975

    CPSC Invites Offerors For Aluminum Wire System Safety Standard

    The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission today invited any interested person or group to offer to develop a recommended consumer product safety standard for aluminum wire systems -- the wiring and devices -- currently used in residences, schools, recreational facilities, and other public buildings. The recommended standard so obtained could later be adopted by the Commission as a mandatory Federal standard.

  • October 31, 1975

    Consumer Deputies Canvass Stores For Potentially Dangerous Christmas Lights

    The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission today launched its sixth Consumer Deputy program to utilize the assistance of hundreds of volunteers nationwide to canvass stores for potentially hazardous Christmas lights.

  • October 21, 1975

    CPSC Advises Parents To Take Extra Care On Halloween

    The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission urges parents to take special precautions to insure their children a safe and fun Halloween.

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