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How the Consumer Product Safety Commission Protects Consumers from Hazards And How It Can Improve
Thursday, November 19, 2020
The Consumer Product Safety Commission is a small agency of about 500 full-time employees tasked with protecting U.S. shoppers from product hazards that could cause injury or even death. We talk with GAO's Alicia Puente Cackley--an expert on consumer protection issues and a director in our Financial Markets and Community Investment Team--about a new report on how CPSC protects consumers and the challenges it faces.