Consumer Protection Brochure
Weights and Measures
The Office of Weights and Measures is responsible for certifying the accuracy of all weighing and measuring devices used in commercial transactions, as well as inspect and test all commercially used weighing and measuring devices and systems. A wide range of businesses and devices such as gasoline stations, packing plants, supermarkets and lumber yards are frequently inspected. Click here for more information.
Sign-Up Page for Federal Do-Not Call Registry
The National Do Not Call Registry gives you a choice about whether to receive telemarketing calls at home. Most telemarketers should not call your number once it has been on the registry for 31 days. If they do, you can file a complaint at National Do Not Call Registry.
NJ Charity Search App
The free Charity Lookup application is for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. Built without using taxpayer money, the app is designed to help users make better-informed decisions before they donate to charities. The app is updated weekly, with information from the Divisions database on the financial records of 26,000 charities and nonprofits registered to solicit in New Jersey.
This app offers an easy interface that allows users to enter the charity name. A wildcard search is provided to help locate a charity if the full name is unknown.
Click here to preview NJ Charity Search: New Jersey Charity Search on the App Store on iTunes.
NJ Professional License Look-Up App
The free Professional License Lookup application is for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. Users can access the State Division’s license and registration database and find information about the approximately 600,000 individuals who provide services to the public, ranging from healthcare practitioners to home improvement contractors.
New Jersey Professional License Lookup for the iPhone and iPod Touch allows a quick and convenient way to check on the professional license status of doctors, nurses, contractors, accountants, and any other professional offering services that require state licensure by the Division of Consumer Affairs.
Click here to preview the app: New Jersey Professional License Lookup on the App Store on iTunes.
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Click to report an unsafe product, review recent consumer product recalls or read regulations, laws and standards that affect you: CPSC Home | CPSC.gov.
U.S. Federal Trade Commission Debt Collection Practices Complaint Formmer Product Safety Commission
To file a complaint concerning Debt Collection Practices, please click the link to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission Complaint Form here: FTC Complaint Assistant.