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Tour Our Product Testing Laboratory

CPSC – you’re the recall agency, right? That’s how many think of us.

Here at CPSC, we’re all about keeping families safe – around the holidays and beyond. And that starts at our National Product Testing and Evaluation Center.

For a recall to happen, a product needs to be found to be unsafe by CPSC staff or its manufacturer. But exactly what does that mean? Here’s an inside view. Meet the scientists. See some of the tests. Think about these tests when you buy and use holiday gifts.

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And be sure to check the products in your home against those that we’ve recalled.

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