CPSC staff promotes safety by monitoring or providing technical support for voluntary standards activities for a wide range of consumer products.
Below is a list of topics in which CPSC staff is participating in work involving voluntary standards. For some products listed below, there also may be a mandatory regulation.
CPSC staff publishes draft recommendations and research reports to improve safety requirements before they are submitted to voluntary standards organizations. These are available here:
You may also view archived information on CPSC staff voluntary standards activities. Please go to our search page for additional information on voluntary standards.