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Broken Government / The Consumers / Stand 'n Seal (Part II) #876656

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 30, 2007
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(Studio: Soledad O'Brien) Keeping Them Honest report re-introduced.

(No location given: Randi Kaye) Lung damage from a grout sealing product examined; details given about the recall of Stand 'n Seal and how the Consumer Products Safety Commission allowed the product to stay on the shelf despite the health issues until March when The Home Depot pulled the cans. [Injured by Stand 'n Seal, Dr. Walter FRIEDEL†- comments on the serial numbers on the cans; states the CPSC did not do the job.] Exchange with the CPSC hotline played. [Product Safety Consumers Union director Don MAYS†- says the agency is understaffed and underfunded.] [In September, CPSC acting chairman Nancy NORD†- defends the recall process.]

(Studio: Soledad O'Brien, Randi Kaye) The reaction of the CPSC to the proposed legislation with Nord calling for a vote against the measure that would increase the agency's authority and budget discussed. [Today, NORD - expresses concern about litigation coming out of the legislation.

(Studio: Soledad O'Brien) The raw data on the CPSC outlined on screen.

Reporter(s):
O'Brien, Soledad;
Kaye, Randi;
Randi, Soledad O'Brien,
Duration:
00:05:30

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