Thursday, January 27, 2011

Consumer Reports Followup

I received an email today from Consumer Reports, a consumer reporting organization and magazine that I contacted previously about the recall. The email contained a confidentiality disclaimer so I will not reprint it in full.

In summary they thanked me for contacting them and have forwarded on my overview of the situation for review and possible inclusion in an upcoming article about cosmetic safety, with a focus on products marketed for children.

They also provided information on other places to file complaints, most of which I have already contacted: Consumer Product Safety Commission, the Better Business Bureau (1-703-276-0100, Main Office, which would direct me to my local office), and my own States Attorney General (information for contact located in the blue section of the telephone book).

It is my hope that more people will be informed about this recall through this possible national exposure and be able to make a safe, informed decision.

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