Retail & Consumer Products Law Observer

Retail & Consumer Products Law Observer

Legal Insight for the Retail and Consumer Products Industry

Tag Archives: Consumer Product Safety

Webinar: “Cataclysmic Change or Business as Usual: Product Regulation in the Trump Administration”

Posted in Advertising & Product Risk Management, Consumer Class Action, Events, Torts
Join Us For A Complimentary Webinar – Thursday, October 25, 2018 – 12:00 – 1:00 PM ET Two years into the Trump Administration and: The Consumer Product Safety Commission finally has a Republican majority, the Department of Transportation has released its 3.0 guidance on autonomous vehicles, NIST has published a 375 page recommendation on medical… Continue Reading

ICPHSO 2017 Annual Meeting & Training Symposium

Posted in Advertising & Product Risk Management, Events
The International Consumer Product Health and Safety Organization’s 2017 Annual Meeting & Training Symposium is being held February 20-23, 2017 in Orlando, Florida. The theme for this year’s meeting is “Evaluating & Managing Risk.” Cheryl Falvey, former general counsel of the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and partner in the Advertising & Product Risk Management Group,… Continue Reading

Join Us at Our Product Risk Management Conference in DC

Posted in Advertising & Product Risk Management
Crowell & Moring is pleased to invite you to join us on October 19, 2011 for a dynamic conference entitled Product Risk Management: A Product Lifecycle Approach to Identifying, Mitigating and Managing Legal Risks. This one-day event will provide updates and guidance on the myriad legal issues related to product development, manufacturing and distribution and… Continue Reading

CPSC Votes to Ban Children’s Upper Outerwear with Drawstrings

Posted in Advertising & Product Risk Management
Retailers will soon be in violation of a new consumer product safety rule if they are found to be selling children’s upper outerwear containing drawstrings. On July 1, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) voted to approve a new consumer product safety rule listing children’s upper outerwear containing drawstrings to be a substantial product hazard… Continue Reading

CPSC Issues Draft Final Rule Establishing a Publicly-Available Product Safety Information Database

Posted in Advertising & Product Risk Management
As of March 11, 2011, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) will begin publishing “reports of harm” it receives on consumer products under its jurisdiction. Obviously, this will have wide-ranging impact on manufacturers and private labelers of consumer products. Now is the time to get procedures in place to handle the new database. We’ll be tracking developments on… Continue Reading