All Fiscal Year 1990 News Releases

A complete list of all news releases from fiscal year 1990.
  • October 25, 1990

    Tips For Halloween Safety

    The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission offers these safety tips for parents and guardians of children who plan to go trick-or-treating this Halloween.

  • October 22, 1990

    To Save Lives Homeowners Should Replace Non-Reversing Garage Doors

    Government safety experts are asking homeowners to help save children's lives by checking their garage door openers and, if the doors fail to reverse automatically on striking an object, to have the garage door opener repaired or replaced immediately.

  • October 18, 1990

    Mobile Homes: Have Heat Tapes, Cables Checked For Fire Hazards

    Residents of mobile homes are being warned by government safety experts to have electrical heat tapes and pipe heating cables inspected now for possible fire hazards before the onset of winter.

  • August 22, 1990

    Government And Industry Move To Reduce Infant Bucket Drownings

    The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and the Coalition for Container Safety today announced a joint program to address the problem of infant drownings in industrial-size buckets.

  • August 20, 1990

    Justice Department, CPSC Sue To Stop Import Of Hazardous Toys

    Attorney General Dick Thornburgh and U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) Chairman Jacqueline Jones-Smith announced today that lawsuits have been filed against seven of the nation's toy importers and distributors, including some of the largest retailers, and their chief executives, in order to prevent hazardous toys from being sold to children.

  • August 20, 1990

    CPSC Decisions: Crib Toy Petition Granted; Rule To Improve Poison Prevention Packaging Approved

    The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced that it has granted a petition which could lead to mandatory safety regulations for crib toys and approved a proposed rule intended to increase the use of child- resistant packaging that is easier for adults to use.

  • July 30, 1990

    Power Lawnmower Injuries Decline

    Americans are using walk-behind rotary lawnmowers with fewer injuries today than at anytime before 1982.

  • July 19, 1990

    Vendo's Retrofit Program Extended

    In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), The Vendo Company of Fresno, CA has announced the extension of its retrofit program undertaken in April 1989 to address deaths and injuries to consumers due to tipover of vending machines.

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