The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is
charged with protecting the public from unreasonable
risks of serious injury or death from thousands of
types of consumer products under the agency's
jurisdiction. The CPSC is committed to protecting
consumers and families from products that pose a
fire, electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard or can
injure children. The CPSC's work to ensure the safety
of consumer products - such as toys, cribs, power
tools, cigarette lighters, and household chemicals -
contributed significantly to the 30 percent decline in
the rate of deaths and injuries associated with
consumer products over the past 30 years
The FDA is resphealth by assuring the safety,
efficacy, and security of human and veterinary
drugs, biological products, medical devices, our
nation’s food supply, cosmetics, and
productonsible for protecting the public s that
emit radiation. The FDA is also responsible for
advancing the public health by helping to speed
innovations that make medicines and foods more
effective, safer, and more affordable; and helping
the public get the accurate, science-based
information they need to use medicines and foods
to improve their health.
Serve the United States by ensuring a fast,
safe, efficient, accessible and convenient
transportation system that meets our vital
national interests and enhances the quality
of life of the American people, today and
into the future.
EPA leads the nation's environmental science,
research, education and assessment efforts.
The mission of the Environmental Protection
Agency is to protect human health and the
environment. Since 1970, EPA has been
working for a cleaner, healthier environment
for the American people.
The FTC deals with issues that touch the economic
life of every American. It is the only federal agency
with both consumer protection and competition
jurisdiction in broad sectors of the economy. The
FTC pursues vigorous and effective law enforcement;
advances consumers’ interests by sharing its
expertise with federal and state legislatures and U.S.
and international government agencies; develops
policy and research tools through hearings,
workshops, and conferences; and creates practical
and plain-language educational programs for
consumers and businesses in a global marketplace
with constantly changing technologies.
Attorney General Roy Cooper's Consumer
Protection Division works to protect the
public from unfair and deceptive business
practices. Consumers who've been the victim
of a fraud or scam can seek help from
Consumer Protection specialists.
BBB’s mission is to be the leader in
advancing marketplace trust. BBB
accomplishes this mission by:
Creating a community of trustworthy
Setting standards for marketplace trust
Encouraging and supporting best practices
Celebrating marketplace role models, and;
Denouncing substandard marketplace
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