Danger in the Home: New Tool to Find and Inform Consumers
about Recalled Products:
Press Conference with CPSC Chairman Inez Tenenbaum, Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan and Consumer Organizations
What: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Chairman Inez Tenenbaum joins with Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan, Kids In Danger and Consumer Federation of America to announce new safety measures to increase recall effectiveness.
Who: Chairman Inez Tenenbaum, U.S. CPSC
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan
Rachel Weintraub, Consumer Federation of America
Linda Ginzel & Boaz Keysar, founders, Kids In Danger
When: Thursday, July 22, 2010
Where: University of Chicago Gleacher Center (downtown)
450 N. Cityfront Plaza Drive, Room 200 (312.464.8787)
With drop-side cribs, strollers and other juvenile product recalls in the national spotlight, Chairman Tenenbaum will talk about new safety initiatives at the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission that will improve recall effectiveness, focusing on the Danny Keysar Child Safety Notification Act that became effective on June 28, 2010. Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan, whose work helped to focus the nation's attention on product safety issues, will discuss her office's efforts to protect Illinois families. Danny's parents and consumer representatives will discuss the need for and details about this initiative. This is Chairman Tenenbaum's first visit to Chicago as Chair of the CPSC.