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What is the Consumer Product Safety Commission, and How Does It Protect Consumers from Hazards?

Have you ever wondered who checks to make sure that the new toy you bought for your child does not contain a choking hazard or that your child’s car seat meets safety standards? The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is … Continue reading

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National Consumer Protection Week: A Look at Health Care Cost and Quality Information

Whether you’re in the market for a new car or a smartphone service provider, you can find websites with reviews, price comparisons, and other information for the savvy shopper. But what if you need a new hip, and you want … Continue reading

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Key Issues for National Consumer Protection Week

It’s National Consumer Protection Week, so we’re exploring how the federal government protects you, the consumer, from risky products. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is tasked with protecting Americans from unreasonable risks of injury or death from thousands of … Continue reading

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