Consumer Product Safety Standards

Inez Tenenbaum marked the fourth anniversary of bipartisan product safety legislation, which she said has led to an 80 percent decline in… read more

Inez Tenenbaum marked the fourth anniversary of bipartisan product safety legislation, which she said has led to an 80 percent decline in toy recalls due to lead violations. The Consumer Product Safety Commission had made news in recent days over a decision to sue two companies who had refused to stop making and selling small powerful magnets called Buckyballs. The toy was linked to injuries in children who had accidentally swallowed them. The agency had sued just one other company in the past 11 years. close

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Consumer Product Safety Standards

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Program ID:
307507-1
Category:
National Press Club
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 9, 2012
Last Aired:
Aug 13, 2012

Airing Details

  • Aug 09, 2012 | 9:59am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 09, 2012 | 10:00am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Aug 09, 2012 | 4:21pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 09, 2012 | 4:30pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Aug 09, 2012 | 9:55pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 10, 2012 | 2:07am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 10, 2012 | 5:23am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 13, 2012 | 7:18pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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