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Report an Unsafe Product

Protect your family and your fellow Americans by reporting unsafe products to CPSC. Your report could help save lives.

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Report your unsafe product online to CPSC in 4 easy steps.

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Protect Others

Your report will let other consumers know about dangerous products and help CPSC decide if it should take action - recall the product, fine the manufacturer, or create regulation.

Remain Confidential

Your personal information will remain confidential throughout the reporting process and will not be shared without your permission. If you give us permission to publish your report, it may become searchable from the Search page on If you do not give us permission to publish your report, the safety information may still be made public by CPSC. Whether you give us permission to publish your report or not, your name and contact information will not be released.

What to report collects reports for thousands of types of consumer products such as toys, electronics, furniture, and appliances. For a list of items that should NOT be reported to CPSC, click here.

Other Ways to File a Report

You can file an unsafe product report online, over the phone, through email, or by regular mail.

By Phone

Call CPSC's Hotline Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. ET

Hotline: (800) 638-2772

Teletypewriter: (800) 638-8270

Fax (toll-free): (855) 221-6466

By Email or Postal Mail

1. Download the report from (English or Spanish)

2. Fill out and save the form Adobe Acrobat Reader (9.0 and higher versions)

3. E-mail the form to send the form via postal mail to:

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Attn: Reports
4330 East West Highway
Bethesda, MD 20814