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Regulatory Bodies of Product Safety

What is Regulatory Body of Product Safety?

Regulatory body is an independent agency which its activities include protecting consumer interests from receiving and examining complaints.

 

Common Regulatory Bodies

 

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CPSC

What is CPSC?

The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)

  • is an independent agency of the United States government.
  • is committed to protecting consumers and families from products which cause a fire, electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard that can injure children.
  • is responsible to guarantee the safety of consumer products.
  • has the jurisdiction covering the sale and manufacture of more than 15,000 different consumer products, like vehicles, televisions and toys.

Logo of CPSC

Logo of CPSC

Name The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission
Year since 1972
Country United States
Purpose protecting the public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from thousands of types of consumer products
Website

http://www.cpsc.gov/

 

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Consumer Council of Hong Kong

What is Consumer Council of Hong Kong?

Consumer Council of Hong Kong

  • is an independent agency of the Hong Kong government.
  • is responsible to:
    • forestall and mediate disputes between consumers and business.
    • guarantee product quality and safety.
    • collect market information on services and goods.
    • promote sustainable consumption.
    • advocate best practice and competition in the marketplace.
    • disseminate consumers information.
    • empower the safety knowledge of consumer through education.
    • represent the consumers and build the consumers' network.
    • improve legal protection for consumers.

Logo od CCHK

Logo of CCHK

Name Consumer Council of Hong Kong 
Year since 1974
Country Hong Kong
Purpose enhancing consumer welfare and empowering consumers to protect themselves
Website

http://www.consumer.org.hk

 

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Last updated on 10 APR 2010