Recent And Pending Changes In The CPSA

Law360, New York (November 18, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- Recent changes to the Consumer Product Safety Act, 15 U.S.C. §§ 2051-2089 (the Act), prompted by a spate of high-profile product recalls, mean new obligations and restrictions for manufacturers and retailers of consumer goods, and expanded authority for the Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC).

Signed into law on Aug. 14, 2008, the changes give the CPSC greater power to collect and distribute product safety information, and promulgate and enforce new rules governing the manufacture and sale of consumer products.

They also include substantive and procedural amendments...
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