3 Tips For Working With CPSC During The Shutdown

By Emily Field (January 18, 2019, 7:39 PM EST) -- As the longest partial shutdown of the federal government in history continues, the Consumer Product Safety Commission has all but shuttered operations, except for screening imminent safety risks. Here, Law360 examines what companies need to know about working with the CPSC during the shutdown.

Companies still need to submit timely incident reports of possible product defects. That legal obligation doesn't go away during the shutdown, and those reports aren't going into the ether, said acting CPSC Chair Ann Marie Buerkle.

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