All Fiscal Year 1978 News Releases

A complete list of all news releases from fiscal year 1978.
  • December 28, 1978

    CPSC Alerts On Illegal Firecrackers

    The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has received reports that as many as 140 .persons have been injured in the past week by illegal firecrackers. The injuries, reported by state officials, occurred in Kentucky and West Virginia, but it is possible that the dangerous firecrackers are also being sold in other states.

  • December 18, 1978

    CPSC Proposes New Labels For Cellulose Insulation

    The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has voted to propose a label for cellulose home insulation underscoring the importance of proper installation to prevent fires.

  • December 18, 1978

    CPSC Considers Regulation Of Urea Formaldehyde Foam Insulation

    To await results of research and explore regulatory alternatives, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has left open an option to set a safety standard for urea formaldehyde foam insulation.

  • December 07, 1978

    CPSC Cautions On Christmas Tree Lights

    Decorative Christmas tree lights enhance the holiday scene but they can also be potentially hazardous. The hazards are those of possible electric shock and fire.

  • December 07, 1978

    CPSC Names Krulwich General Counsel

    The five-member Consumer Product Safety Commission(CPSC) unanimously approved the appointment of Andrew S. Krulwich as General Counsel.

  • November 30, 1978

    Safe Toys For A Holiday Season

    Buy safe toys for a happier holiday season. That's the message the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is spreading to consumers who will be purchasing toys this year.

  • November 30, 1978

    High Speed Children's Motion Products

    Some children's motion products can go up to 50 miles an hour downhill. And they don't all have brakes, seat belts or steering wheels.

  • November 30, 1978

    Toy Hazards

    Would you gift wrap a plaything that might be hazardous to a child?

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