US, Israel to improve product safety

The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) said Tuesday it signed a statement of intent with the Israeli government to improve the safety of consumer products traded between the two countries.

By AVI KRAWITZ
February 8, 2006 07:28

 
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The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) said Tuesday it signed a statement of intent with the Israeli government to improve the safety of consumer products traded between the two countries. The agreement calls for an exchange of information on consumer product safety, cooperation to prevent injuries from hazardous consumer products, the development of training programs dealing with consumer product safety, and an exchange of officials, experts and professionals to carry out consumer safety programs. The agreement was signed by CPSC Chairman Hal Stratton and Grisha Doitch, the director of the Israel Administration of Standardization at the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor.


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