Consumer Information Links

We have compiled the following consumer information sites for resale enthusiasts.


U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission CPSC, an independent Federal regulatory agency, helps keep American families safe by reducing the risk of injury and death from consumer products. Visit this site to get the latest product recalls.

Recalled Product Search Use this search tool from WeMakeItSafer to check products for recalls. It searches for product recalls from the CPSC (Consumer Product Safety Commission) and child seat recalls from the NHTSA (National Highway and Transportation Safety Administration) going all the way back to 1999.

SaferProducts.gov A database developed by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, as mandated by the 2008 passage of the CPSIA. The new database will make product incident reports available to the public sooner and before a recall is initiated.

Recalls.gov A "one stop shop" for U.S. Government recalls. Six federal agencies have joined together in alerting the American people to unsafe, hazardous or defective products, including; food, medicine, cosmetics, boats, motor vehicles and environmental products.

30 Fabulous Reuses & Repurposes for Old or Recalled Cribs Great ideas you could use in your store or pass on to your suppliers/customers.

Keeping Babies Safe A national child safety organization. The goal of Keeping Babies Safe will be to protect infants and educate the public about unsafe sleep environments and dangerous juvenile products.

Toy Info A parent's resource for facts and information about toy safety.

Kids and Cars Keeping kids safe in and around motor vehicles.

SafetyBeltSafe U.S.A. is a national, non-profit organization dedicated to child passenger safety. Their mission is to help reduce the number of serious and fatal traffic injuries suffered by children by promoting the correct, consistent use of safety seats and safety belts.

HowToConsign.com ...or sell, or donate ...your underloved clothing, housewares, furniture and more. Turning your cluttered closets into cash.

The Freecycle Network™ is made up of many individual groups across the globe. It's a grassroots and entirely nonprofit movement of people who are giving (& getting) stuff for free in their own towns.

SAFE KIDS The National SAFE KIDS Campaign is the first and only national non-profit organization dedicated solely to the prevention of unintentional childhood injury — the number one killer of children ages 14 and under.

Kids in Danger A nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting children by improving children's product safety.

Safetyforum.com A site providing an opportunity to learn and teach about products and practices that cause harm. You'll find a great deal of information in the "Consumer Products" section.

Products America Products America can help you find a variety of items including hardware for baby cribs, cradles, highchairs and changing tables, safety straps for highchairs, changing tables and strollers, solid wood highchair trays, toy box hinges, accessory items, fasteners, safety information and a wide variety of “hard to find”, “new innovation”, “gadget” and even “thingamajig” items.

Fabric Care Center The educational resource for fabrics, apparel and home furnishings care. Stain removal guides, laundry tips and garment storage tips.

How to Clean Anything Stain removal guide, cleaning and housekeeping tips.

Wacky Uses Discover hundreds of little-known uses for well-known products!

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