The toll-free number for the Consumer Product Safety Commission is (800) 638-2772. If you want to become a member of an email list for the CPSC, log onto

Anyone who wants to see products that are recalled or obtain general safety information can easily log onto the agency’s website at

The recent problems with the Toyota automobiles demonstrate how important it is for all of us to report problems with products. Your report may save another person’s life.

is an agency of the United States Government whose job is to track and follow reports of injuries or problems with products and, if appropriate, initiate action toward the manufacturer. CPSCAlthough this blog is oriented toward senior safety issues, all of us have a responsibility to report our concerns regarding dangerous products to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. The