The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with India’s government to improve the safety of consumer products exported to the U.S from India.

CPSC Chairman Hal Stratton and Labanyendu Mansingh, India’s Secretary of the Department of Consumer Affairs, Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, signed the agreement at CPSC Headquarters in Bethesda, Md.

The agreement calls for an exchange of information on consumer product safety, the development of training programs dealing with consumer product safety, and an exchange of officials, experts and professionals to carry out consumer safety programs.