WAL-MART WITHHELD IMPORTANT RECALL INFORMATION, CPSC SAYS
- CPSC: Wal-Mart Recall Lacked Information [Associated Press via International Herald Tribune]
A federal consumer product watchdog agency said Tuesday that a unilateral recall of lead-tainted toy animals by Wal-Mart Stores Inc. lacked some information that consumers need, including how many toys were sold, when they were sold and at what other retailers.
- Two legislators call for CPSC acting chair Nord to resign [MarketWatch]
Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown and Conneticut Rep. Rosa DeLauro, both Democrats, Tuesday called for the resignation of Nancy Nord, acting chairwoman of the Consumer Products Safety Commission.
- House speaker wants product safety chief to go [Reuters]
The top Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives called on Tuesday for the nation's chief product safety regulator to resign, following a wave of recalls this year of millions of lead-tainted toys made in China.
- CPSC head says she won't resign [Associated Press]
The head of the Consumer Product Safety Commission said Wednesday she won't heed Democratic lawmakers' calls for her resignation.