The Consumer Product Safety Commission

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is responsible for protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction.  Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer products  cost the nation more than $900 billion per year.  The CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose fire, electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazards.  The agency works to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 30 years.