Does What Happens In Canada Stay In Canada?

Law360, New York (May 5, 2011, 12:28 PM EDT) -- With the passage of the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act (CCPSA), the Canadian Parliament addressed a number of deficiencies in the previous law. Among other things, it granted the authority to recall hazardous products and created an “incident reporting requirement.”

This reporting requirement is somewhat different from the reporting provision in effect in the U.S. under the Consumer Product Safety Act (CPSA) and firms should be aware of those differences. In addition to affecting reporting obligations in Canada, these different requirements may force firms to reflect...
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