Explore Your Topic: Consumer

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Library Databases


Provides information and advice on consumer products and services. Includes the full-text of Consumer Reports magazine, buying guides, reviews of specific products and models, spotlights, news and video content.

Note: prices are in USD; links may go to US sites.

On the Web

BBB helps people find and recommend businesses, brands and charities they can trust. File complaints against, or search for reports on a company.

Find the top rated toys and games.

This consumer information page provides easy access to a wealth of resources about your health and the surrounding environment - air, water, land, food and consumer products.

Consumer database of categorized consumer product reviews from a variety of news and trade publications. For everything from automobiles to washers and dryers, it ranks and describes all reviews and recommendations.

The Canadian government's guide to energy-efficient appliances, heating and cooling, and more.

Information on consumer rights, avoiding scams and frauds, making a complaing, advertising, and getting out of debt.