3 • State Attorneys General will have the necessary authority to enforce product safety laws. • CPSC has the authority to levy more significant civil penalties against violators of its safety regulations, which will help deter wrongdoing. • Toxic phthalates will be been banned from children’s products. • Whistleblowers will be granted important protections. • CPSC will receive substantial increases in its resources – including its staffing levels, its laboratory and computer resources and its various authorities to conduct recalls and take other actions - going forward. ### Consumer Federation of America (consumerfed.org); Consumers Union (consumersunion.org); Kids In Danger (kidsindanger.org); National Research Center For Women & Families (center4research.org); Public Citizen (citizen.org); U.S. PIRG (uspirg.org)