US Consumer Product Safety Commission: Public Hearing October 14, 2009 Afternoon Session

October 14, 2009
CPSC staff brief the commission about recent exclusions and requirements for lead, discuss the safety of recreational off-highway vehicles, and give details on the Toy Safety Certification Program, Toy Industry Association, Consumer Union and Consumer Federation of America.
In-Home Drowning Dangers

October 08, 2009
Every year about 90 children drown in bathtubs, buckets, toilets, hot tubs and landscape ponds.
US Consumer Product Safety Commission: Public Meeting October 7, 2009

October 07, 2009
GAO explain how, ""Better Information Planning Would Strengthen CPSC's Oversight of Imported Products."" CPSC staff give a presentation on actions being taken to implement the recommendations in the GAO Report. CPSC staff also discuss the status of substantial hazard listings on drawstrings and hair dryers and the status of product registration cards.
TV and Furniture Tip-Over Tragedies

September 21, 2009
Every two weeks a child dies when a television, a piece of furniture or an appliance falls on him. Take simple, low-cost steps to secure furniture and TVs to save lives.
CPSC Public Hearing: Commission Agenda and Priorities for Fiscal Year 2011 and Current Agency Strategic Plan August 25, 2009

August 25, 2009
The Consumer Product Safety Commission conducted a public hearing to receive views from all interested parties about its agenda and priorities for Commission attention during fiscal year 2011, which begins October 1, 2010, and about its current strategic plan.
CPSC Public Workshop: Human and Environmental Exposure Assessment of Nanomaterials, Part 1

February 24, 2009
The workshop provided an open forum to facilitate effective communication among stakeholders about progress achieved in the Human and Environmental Exposure Assessment research category of the NNI's Strategy for Nanotechnology-Related Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) Research (PDF), and about the path forward for addressing research needs in this category.
CPSC Public Workshop: Human and Environmental Exposure Assessment of Nanomaterials, Part 2

February 24, 2009
The workshop provided an open forum to facilitate effective communication among stakeholders about progress achieved in the Human and Environmental Exposure Assessment research category of the NNI's Strategy for Nanotechnology-Related Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) Research (PDF), and about the path forward for addressing research needs in this category.
CPSC Public Meeting: X-ray Fluorescence (XRF) Testing and Other Alternative Methods for Lead in Paint Part 1

November 07, 2008
CPSC Public Meeting: X-ray Fluorescence (XRF) Testing and Other Alternative Methods for Lead in Paint Part 1
CPSC Public Meeting: X-ray Fluorescence (XRF) Testing and Other Alternative Methods for Lead in Paint Part 2

November 07, 2008
CPSC Public Meeting: X-ray Fluorescence (XRF) Testing and Other Alternative Methods for Lead in Paint Part 2
Public Meeting: All Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) Part 1

October 16, 2008
Public Meeting: All Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) Presentations