The Consumer Product Safety Commission now offers updates on product recalls on social media as well as on its website.

Information may be obtained:

Via Twitter: @OnSafety. The CPSC posts nearly all recalls and all news releases on its Twitter feed. Important safety messages, tips and other information can be obtained via;

On Flickr: Photos can help consumers identify if they own a recalled product. Photos of many recalled products can be seen at;

With Google+: The CPSC recently launched a page and is now posting "Recall Roundups" and some of its larger recalls at

In addition, recalls and consumer safety reports are available at, which is a forum for products that consumers own or are thinking of buying.

The CPSC also posts all of its recalls at

"There's no need to wonder if the products, furniture and toys in your home are safe for your family," said Consumer Protection Commissioner William M. Rubenstein. "Just `connect' with one or more of these sites to stay on top of the latest recalls and safety news."

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