CPSC May Revamp Voluntary Recall Process

Law360, New York (December 12, 2013, 7:01 PM EST) -- Until now, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has allowed and encouraged companies to engage in conducting a recall of potentially dangerous or hazardous products through voluntary recall agreements. These agreements offer special benefits to companies and in exchange allow the CPSC to quickly and efficiently remove potentially dangerous products from retail shelves. On Nov. 21, 2013, however, the CPSC published proposed changes to section 15 of the Consumer Product Safety Act that would significantly alter the current practice and procedure of voluntary recalls and their...
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