CPSC Defends Proposal To Revamp Product Info Disclosures

Law360, New York (January 24, 2014, 6:03 PM EST) -- U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission officials on Friday defended their proposal to relax restrictions on the agency's ability to publish product information without first notifying manufacturers, saying it would not detract from the commission's obligation to ensure the information it discloses is accurate and fair.

Proposed changes to regulations under Section 6(b) of the Consumer Product Safety Act to no longer require the agency to notify companies before publishing information that's already public would not change the agency's obligation to take reasonable steps to ensure the...
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