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Newsroom News Releases

June 07, 2016

Jarden Consumer Solutions recalled 520,000 Mr. Coffee single cup brewers in 2012.

June 01, 2016

Teavana recalled 445,000 tea tumblers in 2013, after numerous complaints about the tumblers unexpectedly exploding, shattering or breaking.

May 24, 2016

Despite decrease, drowning is still the leading cause of unintentional death among children 1-4; second leading cause of death for children 5-14 years old.

March 25, 2016

Gree's dehumidifiers had a defect that caused the machines to overheat and catch fire.

March 11, 2016

CPSC’s testing procedures, in place since 1977, are being replaced with more up-to-date procedures used in the ANSI Z97.1-2015 consensus safety standard.

March 11, 2016

The new federal standard incorporates by reference, with no modifications, the most recent voluntary standard developed by ASTM International (ASTM F1235-15), Standard Consumer Safety Performance Specification for Portable Hook-On Chairs.

March 04, 2016

Under a new policy, CPSC will not pursue compliance or enforcement actions against makers, importers or private labelers of adult apparel for not having a general conformity certificate (GCC) for adult wearing apparel.

December 11, 2015

CPSC awards the first-of-its-kind grant program aimed at preventing pool and spa drownings and drain entrapments.