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Are U.S. Defective Product Recalls…Defective?

Posted on December 30, 2019

The Fisher Price Rock ‘n Play sleeper is one of the recalls cited, which we wrote about in an blog post earlier this year.

Recent decisions from the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) have a U.S. senator questioning the agency’s actions, says a CBS News report.

According to a report released by the Democratic minority staff of the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, Senator Maria Cantwell of Washington took the agency to task over three “high-profile failures to effectively recall dangerous products.” The products included the Britax B.O.B. (“the Bob,” as it’s often referred to by consumers) jogging stroller, the Fisher Price Rock ‘n Play sleeper, and residential elevator systems. The CPSC was accused of not taking immediate action to recall these products and offer refunds or safe substitutes.

The report claimed that CPSC leadership:

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