May 22, 2019. The 510(k) pathway system is flawed, and should be replaced with pathways that require controlled clinical trials for all implanted devices and many other devices as well. Meanwhile, safety can be improved with our recommendations.Read More »
May 16, 2019. The dietary supplement industry has made substantial progress in
weeding out bad actors since the “wild, wild West”, largely unregulated days of the mid-
1990’s. We support FDA’s recent efforts to crack down on manufacturers who make false or
misleading claims about their dietary supplements.
May 9, 2018. It is uncertain if the benefits outweigh the risks based on the data discussed today. However, there should be sufficient evidence of both safety and efficacy before approval.Read More »
Gadolinium-based contrast agents can improve the diagnostic accuracy of MRIs, however gadolinium can stay in the body for months or years. There are many unanswered questions about who develops health problems related to gadolinium, how to determine if symptoms are due to gadolinium, and how to prevent or treat gadolinium-related conditions.Read More »
May 1, 2019. CPSC has a key role to play in protecting children and adults from harmful products used in their daily life. CPSC should consider artificial turf and playground surfaces, organohalogen flame retardants, and sport and recreational helmets as priorities for FY2020 and 2021.Read More »