Release date: June 1, 1974
Release number: 74-043

Release Details

The Commission is an independent Federal regulatory agency with jurisdiction over thousands of products used by consumers in and around the home. The Commission's primary job is to reduce the unreasonable risk of injury to consumers from consumer products. The agency also has the responsibility to provide information that will assist consumers to evaluate the comparative safety of consumer products and help to reduce serious injuries.

Fact sheets and brochures are available at no cost to consumers.

Media Contact

Please use the below phone number for all media requests.

Phone: (301) 504-7908
Spanish: (301) 504-7800

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