Consumer Product Safety Database Poses Risks
Publication Date: May 2008
Publisher(s): Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)
Author(s): Andrew M. Grossman
Keywords: Regulation; database; consumer; lead
Coverage: United States
The panic over lead-contaminated toys revealed a serious shortcoming in safety efforts: Consumers, particularly parents, lack trusted sources to turn to for detailed information on the safety of the products they have in their homes.