Consumer Product Safety Commission Chairman Elliot Kaye watched a demonstration of how an Ikea dresser can tip and fall on a child as part of a news conference June 28 at the National Press Club in Washington. Under Kaye's leadership, the commission has dramatically increased the penalties imposed on wayward companies, including multimillion dollar-settlements with firms accused of failing to make timely disclosures of product hazards.
Consumer Product Safety Commission Chairman Elliot Kaye watched a demonstration of how an Ikea dresser can tip and fall on a child as part of a news conference June 28 at the National Press Club in Washington. Under Kaye's leadership, the commission has dramatically increased the penalties imposed on wayward companies, including multimillion dollar-settlements with firms accused of failing to make timely disclosures of product hazards. Carolyn Kaster AP
Consumer Product Safety Commission Chairman Elliot Kaye watched a demonstration of how an Ikea dresser can tip and fall on a child as part of a news conference June 28 at the National Press Club in Washington. Under Kaye's leadership, the commission has dramatically increased the penalties imposed on wayward companies, including multimillion dollar-settlements with firms accused of failing to make timely disclosures of product hazards. Carolyn Kaster AP

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