Tracking Labels Under The New CPSIA

Law360, New York (April 27, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- While many news articles about the recently enacted Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008 and its consequences focus on its new restrictions regarding lead and phthalates in certain items for children, the CPSIA also enacted far-ranging new provisions affecting virtually all manufacturers, distributors and retailers of consumer products.

As part of Congress's effort to address the issue of recalls, one of these new provisions, Section 103 of the CPSIA, is the tracking label requirement, which becomes effective Aug. 14, 2009.

Information Mandated by the CPSIA...
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