CPSC may refer to:

  • U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, a government agency
  • Caloric Porous Structure Cell, a ceramic heat cell
  • Colombo Plan Staff College, an inter-governmental organization in Asia Pacific for Technical and Vocational Education and Training
  • Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries

Other articles related to "cpsc":

Nancy Nord
... of the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) ... Before joining CPSC, Nord was the Director of Federal Government Relations for the Eastman Kodak Company ... During her time at the CPSC as Acting Chairman, Nord came under scrutiny by Members of the United States Congress and the media for the agency’s large number of recalled toys that violated the federal lead paint ban ...
Consumer Product Safety Commission - 2008 Reform Following The "Year of The Recall"
... "Year of the Recall" in the United States, and the CPSC alone imposed 473 recalls in 2007, a record ... The bill increased funding and staffing for the CPSC, placed stricter limits on lead levels in children's products (redefined from products intended for children age seven and under to children ... connected with any of the 15,000 kinds of consumer goods regulated by the" CPSC ...
Crayons - American Crayon Companies - Today
... Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) found traces of asbestos fibers in three crayons and larger amounts of transitional fibers which can be ... CPSC declared the risk to be low, but said that because of the concerns it had asked manufacturers to reformulate the concerned crayons and commended them for ... As part of their testing the CPSC simulated heavy use by a child and did not find significant amounts of fibers released ...
Consumer Product Safety Commission - Scope
... The CPSC regulates the sale and manufacture of more than 15,000 different consumer products, from cribs to all-terrain vehicles ... Products not under jurisdiction of the CPSC include those specifically named by law as under the jurisdiction of other federal agencies for example ... CPSC fulfills its mission by banning dangerous consumer products, issuing recalls of products already on the market, and researching potential hazards associated with consumer products ...
Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act - Penalties
... both fines and jail time penalties, and mandates coordination with the CPSC when effecting a manufacturer's product recall ... law increases civil penalties for failure to report possible product hazards to the CPSC in a timely manner from $5,000 per violation (with a cap of $1,825,000) to $100,000 per ...