U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

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General Information
Description of AgencyCPSC is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of the thousands of types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard. CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products - such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters, and household chemicals - contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.
LocationNational
Agency TypePublic/Governmental
 
Client Information
Intended ParticipantsAnyone.
Languages Spokenbilingual
 
Availability
Hours of OperationMon-Sun 24 hours (hotline)
 
Contact Information
Contact's Phone800-638-2772
Physical Site Address 14330 East West Highway
Physical Site City, State, ZipBethesda, MD 20814
Mailing Address 14330 East West Highway
Mailing City, State, ZipBethesda, MD 20814
Main Phone301-504-7923
Hotline Phone1-800-638-2772
Emergency/After Hours Phone1-800-638-2772
TDD Phone301-595-7054
Fax301-504-0124 or 301-504-0025
Emailinfo@cpsc.gov
Web Addresswww.cpsc.gov
 
Affiliated Programs and Services
This Agency: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Affiliated Programs: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Affiliated Services: Consumer Product Safety