My almost-five years as a Commissioner of the CPSC have flown by. I was honored to be nominated by President Barack Obama for this position in 2012 and confirmed by the Senate in 2013 and took the faith they put in me very seriously. From my first moments at our headquarters in Bethesda, MD, I […]
The holiday season is one of the happiest and most festive times of the year! We can try to keep it happy and safe for everyone by following these important tips. First, be cautious of any open flames. Candles and flames are a beautiful sight during the holidays, but caution should be used around them, […]
Although portable generators provide important electrical power in a number of situations, they are extremely dangerous as they are presently designed. Most people have no idea just how dangerous they are. A portable generator emits about 450 times more carbon monoxide (CO) than an idling automobile!! CO poisonings from portable generators usually occur when people […]
Please see my statement related to the appropriateness of CPSC’s civil monetary penalties generally and the recent CPSC settlements with Teavana Corporation and Jarden Consumer Solutions here.
Please see my joint statement with Commissioner Buerkle recognizing and thanking Ms. Stephanie Tsacoumis for her service as CPSC’s General Counsel at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/About-CPSC/Commissioners/Marietta-Robinson/Commissioner-Robinson-Statements/Joint-Statement-Recognizing-and-Thanking-Ms-Stephanie-Tsacoumis-for-her-service-as-CPSCs-General-Counsel/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=Robinson+Statements.