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Consumer Product Safety Commission
The Consumer Product Safety Commission is an independent federal regulatory agency which protects the public from products that cause electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazards including toys, household items, furniture, bicycles, and other products. They develop standards, recall products, conduct research, and educate the public. In recent years, the Commission has recalled very small rare-earth magnets; toys, jewelry, lunch boxes, and clothing containing lead; craft kits which may contain very small objects; cookware; electrical devices; cribs and strollers; etc.
EPA's Children's Health Protection Website
The EPA’s Protecting Children’s Health website is dedicated to a discussion of the most recent information concerning children’s environmental health issues including: lead, drug laboratories, pesticides, mold, radon, drinking water, asthma, secondhand tobacco smoke, indoor air pollution, poisons, various materials and consumer products, toxins in schools, pesticides, asthma, diesel fuel, eco-friendly child care and schools, hazardous waste sites, fish contaminants, blue-green algae, and beach water quality information.
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