All Fiscal Year 1995 News Releases

A complete list of all news releases from fiscal year 1995.
  • September 13, 1995

    CPSC Announces Roundup To Crush And Destroy Used Cribs

    Following its Aug. 31 warning about the dangers of used cribs, which are responsible for about 50 infant deaths a year, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is announcing a roundup to crush and destroy used cribs. The Washington area roundup is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 16, from 10 a.m. to noon in the parking lot of Bethesda Chevy-Chase High School, 4301 East-West Highway, Bethesda, Md.

  • September 13, 1995

    CPSC Chairman Awards Safety Commendation To Whirlpool Corp.

    The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) today announced that Chairman Ann Brown has awarded the CPSC Chairman's Commendation for Significant Contributions to Product Safety to Whirlpool Corporation for its outstanding commitment to consumer safety.

  • September 07, 1995

    CPSC Settles Safety Violations With Howland Caribbean

    The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced today that the Howland Caribbean Corp., of Santurce, Puerto Rico, has agreed to pay a civil penalty of $75,000 to settle allegations that it imported toys and baby rattles that did not meet federal safety standards.

  • August 31, 1995

    CPSC Warns Consumers That Used Cribs Can Be Deadly

    The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) today is releasing a report warning consumers that used cribs are responsible for about 50 infant deaths a year. CPSC released these findings this morning at a press conference with representatives of industry and children's safety organizations.

  • August 22, 1995

    CPSC Settles Flammability Violations With Cotton Cloud Futon

    The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced today that Cotton Cloud Futon (CCF), a futon manufacturer headquartered in Portland, Ore., has agreed to pay a $10,000 civil penalty and take a number of steps to settle allegations that it violated CPSC standards for the flammability of mattresses and mattress pads. However, in agreeing to settle this matter, the company did not concede, nor did CPSC determine, that CCF violated the law.

  • August 17, 1995

    CPSC Announces Two Initiatives To Streamline Product Recall Process

    The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) today announced two initiatives to encourage companies to report and correct potentially dangerous products. CPSC helps ensure that consumers are safe from unreasonable risk of injury or death associated with the more than 15,000 types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction, and works with industry to recall products when they are not safe.

  • August 16, 1995

    CPSC Settles Safety Violations With Abc School Supply Inc.

    The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced today that ABC School Supply Inc., a toy importer headquartered in Duluth, Ga., has agreed to pay a civil penalty of $45,000 to settle allegations that it imported toys that did not meet federal safety standards.

  • August 03, 1995

    Luv N' Care Pleads Guilty To CPSC Statutory Violations

    The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announces today that three related companies, which market pacifiers nationwide under the trademark "Luv n' care," pled guilty in U.S. District Court in Monroe, La., to a criminal charge of fourteen violations of federal law and CPSC pacifier safety regulations. Under the plea agreement, the companies will pay a $140,000 criminal penalty. This action is the first criminal case in at least 15 years under the Federal Hazardous Substances Act, which covers children's products.

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