Consumer Product Safety Commission
Safety and government experts say they’re seeing more incidents in which people are injured or killed when they are walking while texting, talking on cell phones, or while listening to music. It’s called ”distracted walking,” and Chicagoans see plenty of it too.
Are companies putting you and your family at risk? They’re supposed to report to the Consumer Product Safety Commission when they are told of someone being injured using something they made, but more companies are being fined by the government for not reporting problem products.
Some toys imported from China won’t make it under Chicago area Christmas trees, after Customs and Border Patrol officers found they were full of lead and other toxic chemicals.
Nine companies have issued voluntary recalls of about 2 million containers of fuel gel used in popular home and garden decorations known as firepots — a product Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has compared to “legalized napalm.”
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan on Wednesday called on the federal government to ban popular home and garden products known as garden firepots.
A local child safety advocacy group is celebrating the national ban on the sale of drop-side cribs that took effect yesterday.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of 500,000 bassinets.
Consumer Reports has issued a serious warning about a problem with some of the top brands of glass bakeware that CBS 2’s Pam Zekman first reported nearly three years ago.