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Pictured above: CPSC Chairman Inez Tenenbaum speaks at the First North American Summit.

One year and 6,000 reports later, the Safer Products consumer information database proves to be an established method for the government, manufacturers, and consumers to stay on top of how products perform in homes. is the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s (CPSC) database where consumers can file reports online about faulty products and it’s also where manufacturers can get updated information on how customers are using and experiencing the products they make.

The top 10 products reported on in the database are:

  1. Ranges/Ovens
  2. Dishwashers
  3. Footwear
  4. Refrigerators
  5. Microwaves
  6. Lightbulbs
  7. Cribs
  8. Coffee Makers/ Teapots
  9. Grills and Stoves
  10. Computers

After the database’s first full year in operation, Chariman Inez Tenenbaum told NBC that the CPSC believes the database is working well and helping to get valuable information to everyone involved quickly.

At ConsumerBell, we love ways of making recalls easier for everyone involved, and Safer Products certainly helps.

What do you think about the CPSC database? Have you ever used it? Let us know your thoughts in the comments.