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Acting Chairman Ann Marie Buerkle Prepared Remarks for the 2019 International Consumer Product Health and Safety Organization Annual Symposium

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Acting Chairman Ann Marie Buerkle Prepared Remarks for the 2019 International Consumer Product Health and Safety Organization Annual Symposium February 27, 2019 READ THE FULL ARTICLE

Dressers Exempt From Industry Safety Standards: Fail Consumer Reports’ Tests New government data show dressers 30 inches tall and under have been linked to deaths, so why aren’t they covered?

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Dressers Exempt From Industry Safety Standards: Fail Consumer Reports' Tests New government data show dressers 30 inches tall and under have been linked to deaths, so why aren’t they covered? November 16, 2018

Furniture Anchors Not an Easy Fix, as Child Tip-Over Deaths Persist: A CR investigation shows obstacles to using lifesaving anchors; secret shoppers had a hard time finding them at major retailers

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Furniture Anchors Not an Easy Fix, as Child Tip-Over Deaths Persist: A CR investigation shows obstacles to using lifesaving anchors; secret shoppers had a hard time finding them at major retailers November 5,

Consumer Reports put seventeen short dressers marketed as being 30 inches or less through rigorous tip-over testing

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Consumer Reports put seventeen short dressers marketed as being 30 inches or less--a height currently exempt from the industry’s voluntary stability standard--through rigorous tip-over testing. The Results:  Twelve failed at least one test. Here’s

Consumer Reports Year-Long Investigation of Deadly Tip-Overs Finds Voluntary Standard Leaves Too Many Children at Risk: Organization calls for stronger, mandatory standards to prevent child injuries and deaths

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Consumer Reports Year-Long Investigation of Deadly Tip-Overs Finds Voluntary Standard Leaves Too Many Children at Risk: Organization calls for stronger, mandatory standards to prevent child injuries and deaths March 23, 2018

Furniture Tip Overs: A Hidden Hazard in your Home Some makers do it right, but children still die from unstable dressers. And there are no laws to help prevent future tragedies.

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Furniture Tip Overs: A Hidden Hazard in your Home  Some makers do it right, but children still die from unstable dressers. And there are no laws to help prevent future tragedies. March 22,