Product Safety and Injury Prevention

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Consumer Assistance Hotline:
(518) 474-8583
(800) 697-1220

Consumer Complaint Form
DOS Newsroom
FOIL Requests

The Division provides the following resources and links to help consumers make informed choices in the marketplace.

Environmental & Household Products

What You Can Do to Protect Children from Environmental Risks

Reducing Environmental Exposures: The Seven Best Kid-Friendly Practices

CPSC Alert (pdf) – Single-Load Liquid Packets:  Harmful to Children


Health & Beauty Products

Fake Cosmetics and their Health Risks

Health Fraud



What is Lead Poisoning

Protect Your Family from Lead in Your Home (Safety Guide)

Protect Children From Lead Poisoning 


Tips for Staying Safe at Home

Fire Safety

Tip Over Safety: How to Protect Children from Furniture and Tip Over Incidents

Protect Your Family from a Fire in Your Home

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Safety

Safety for Older Consumers - Home Checklist (pdf)


Injury Prevention

Hoverboard Safety

Playground Safety
Pursuant to General Business Law 399-dd, the Division of Consumer Protection offers resources to support safer playground environments.

Movable Soccer Goal Safety
Pursuant to General Business Law 399-j, the Division of Consumer Protection offers the following resources to support safety standards for anchoring, securing and counter-weighting movable soccer goals to prevent injuries and fatalities resulting from improperly secured portable soccer goals.

Pool Safety

ATV Safety

Injury Prevention in New York State