CPSC Commissioner Skeptical Of Voluntary Recall Rule

Law360, New York (September 25, 2013, 7:45 PM EDT) -- A Republican on the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission expressed concern Wednesday that a proposed rule aiming to standardize voluntary recall notices would rob companies of their ability to negotiate the terms of the announcements.

The CPSC issued a rule for mandatory recall notices in January 2010, as required under the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008. The rule governs what information is included in notices sent out to the public during a recall, such as product descriptions and reported injuries and deaths.

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