All Fiscal Year 1976 News Releases

A complete list of all news releases from fiscal year 1976.
  • December 23, 1976

    CPSC Warns Of Hazards Associated With CB Antennas

    Do-it-yourself installation of base station citizen band(CB) antennas can have tragic consequences, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission today warned.

  • December 23, 1976

    CPSC Announces Carpet Seizure

    The U. S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) today announced the seizure of 4,500 square yards of carpeting manufactured by Imperial Carpet Mills, Inc., Cartersville, Georgia.

  • December 21, 1976

    CPSC Announces Seizure Of Firecrackers

    The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission today announced the seizure of 623 cases of firecrackers that exceeded the permitted limits on explosive charges.

  • December 17, 1976

    CPSC Announces Decision On Lead-In-Paint Issue Raised By Congress

    The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) today announced that available scientific information is insufficient to support a finding that a level of lead-in-paint above 0.06 percent is safe. The Commission was asked by Congress under the Lead-Based Paint Poisoning Prevention Act (LBPPPA) to determine if a higher level of lead-in-paint could be considered safe. The concern of Congress in passing the LBPPPA was to protect children from lead poisoning due to eating of lead-containing paint chips.

  • December 07, 1976

    CPSC Commissioner Urges Industry To Help Shape Safety Solutions

    Commissioner Barbara Hackman Franklin of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said today it is wise for business to find solutions to health and safety concerns before the government is forced to step in.

  • December 06, 1976

    CPSC Regulations On Fireworks And firecrackers

    The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission's (CPSC) regulations lowering the permissible charge in firecrackers become effective today, December 6.

  • November 23, 1976

    CPSC Chairman Announces Consumer Advocate Office

    S. John Byington, Chairman of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, today announced the establishment of an Office of Public Counsel to stimulate, coordinate and support public involvement in regulatory proceedings.

  • November 22, 1976

    CPSC Grants Petition On Fluorocarbons

    The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) today granted a petition to begin regulatory proceedings leading to a ban of certain fluorocarbons in aerosols.

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