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October 24, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Parents and children look forward to Halloween every year. Trick-or-treating, costumes, pumpkin carving, house decorations and lots of treats make Halloween a unique holiday that comes with some equally unique safety considerations.

October 01, 2019

Effective October 1, 2019, Robert (Bob) Adler became the Acting Chairman of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).

September 24, 2019

Number of fatal drownings increased by two from summer 2018

September 24, 2019

CPSC Acting Chairman Ann Marie Buerkle and U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Florida) announced today the awardees of a grant program aimed at preventing pool and spa drownings, as well as drain entrapments.

September 09, 2019

CPSC is issuing an important warning about the lethal hazard of carbon monoxide poisoning to consumers relying on portable generators for temporary electrical power in the wake of Hurricane Dorian.

August 08, 2019

CPSC is warning consumers with home elevators and visitors to homes with elevators to protect small children from being crushed to death in a deadly gap that may exist between the doors.

August 08, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. –Warm temperatures mean more outdoor fun for children. From birthday parties to carnivals, bounce houses are likely to be a part of the fun.

July 12, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. Tropical Storm Barry could become the first hurricane of the season before its expected landfall in Louisiana Saturday morning.

June 26, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Family, fun, food and fireworks. It’s that time of year when many will be celebrating the Fourth of July holiday.