United States Code

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§ 1201.
Study and investigation; research, development and training
(a)
The Consumer Product Safety Commission shall conduct a continuing study and investigation of the deaths, injuries, and economic losses resulting from accidental burning of products, fabrics, or related materials.
(b)
In cooperation with appropriate public and private agencies, the Commission is authorized to—
(1)
conduct research into the flammability of products, fabrics, and materials;
(2)
conduct feasibility studies on reduction of flammability of products, fabrics, and materials;
(3)
develop flammability test methods and testing devices; and
(4)
offer appropriate training in the use of flammability test methods and testing devices.
(June 30, 1953, ch. 164, § 14, as added Pub. L. 90–189, § 10, Dec. 14, 1967, 81 Stat. 573; amended Pub. L. 92–573, § 30(b), Oct. 27, 1972, 86 Stat. 1231; Pub. L. 96–470, title I, § 114, Oct. 19, 1980, 94 Stat. 2240; Pub. L. 97–35, title XII, § 1211(e), Aug. 13, 1981, 95 Stat. 721; Pub. L. 110–314, title II, § 204(c)(2)(B), Aug. 14, 2008, 122 Stat. 3042.)
cite as: 15 USC 1201