Congress enacted the Consumer Products Safety Act (“CPSA”) in 1972 to remedy inadequate protections available to consumers from unreasonable risks of injury associated with consumer products. The statutes adopted under the CPSA were intended to assist consumers in evaluating the comparative safety of consumer products...
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posted on October 15, 2012
CNN reports that U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents seized 1,300 Halloween costumes containing high levels of lead, made in China, that were on their way to the State of Washington. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, the costumes contain 11 times the allowable limit for lead. full text
posted on September 27, 2012
Captain Cutlass Pirate Pistol Toys are being recalled due to their surface paints containing levels of lead that exceed federal safety standards.  The toys were sold at Halloween and specialty stores nationwide from April 2008 through May 2012.  Consumers are advised to stop using the product and contact Dillon Importing for instructions on returning the product for a full refund. Manufacturers, distributors, or retailers that discover that a product contains a defect that poses a... full text