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Opened the first foreign CPSC office in Beijing, where our employees work with the Chinese government, domestic and foreign manufacturers, and other US government agencies to ensure safer products coming into the United States.
CPSC is cooperating with the National Safe Kids Campaign (Safe Kids), the Danny Foundation, and the National Association of Resale and Thrift Shops (NARTS) on the project.
For more information, call the CPSC at (800) 638-2772.
According to CPSC staff, 3500 furniture fires were caused by small, open flame ignition during 1995 (the most recent year for which data are available).
For instance, CPSC laboratory tests of backyard play equipment found that about 80 percent of it conformed to most of the voluntary standards, but none of the tested equipment met every requirement.
The industry's top priority is to continue to work with the CPSC, user groups, retail dealerships, and all others interested in promoting ATV safety to further reduce the number of accidents resulting from misuse of the product.
CPSC will also have an official presence on a You Tube channel, a Twitter page and a FlickR page.
CPSC said consumers should stop using the scooters immediately and return them to any Target store for a full refund.
Also present were CPSC's project manager Dale Ray, Chairman Hal Stratton and Commissioner Mary Gall, and other CPSC staff.
Over its short life, CPSC has been subjected to an unrelenting stream of criticism from Congress, and nearly abolished by two presidents, Democrat Jimmy Carter and Republican Ronald Reagan (Regulation Process and Politics 1983).
About two weeks later, amid media reports that she had been a major player in the effort to defeat Gall, current CPSC chairman Ann Brown announced that she would resign effective Nov.
Although the voluntary standard had requirements concerning entrapment hazards, the new CPSC standards are more stringent.