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ID:

250

Date:

2007-09-09

Headline:

U.S. exports products deemed unsafe for American consumers

Reporter's name:

Russell Carollo

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

The Sacramento Bee

City:

Sacramento, CA

Summary:

In the last 13 years, the Consumer Product Safety Commission approved 96 percent of requests from U.S. companies to export products ranging from children's art supplies and toys to clothing that the agency declared unsafe for U.S. consumers, according to documents The Sacramento Bee obtained under FOIA.

Keywords:

Consumer Product Safety Commission, Consumers Union, China, Chinese, trade, children, consumers, Venezuela, Jamaica, Panama, Czech Republic


Agencies:

CPSC

States:

CA
US

Categories:

public health


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