Retail & Consumer Products Law Observer

Retail & Consumer Products Law Observer

Legal Insight for the Retail and Consumer Products Industry

Tag Archives: CSPC

Report from FDLI’s 2014 Enforcement, Litigation and Compliance Conference

Posted in Advertising & Product Risk Management, Consumer Class Action, Product Liability & Torts
On December 8 and 9, 2014, the Food and Drug Law Institute (FDLI) held its annual Enforcement, Litigation & Compliance Conference in Washington, D.C. Speakers from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Department of Justice (DOJ), and other federal agencies, as well as representatives from industry and the private bar, discussed recent activity and… Continue Reading

What Modernization of CSPC’s Information Disclosure Rules Could Mean for Product Manufacturers

Posted in Advertising & Product Risk Management
The CPSC has proposed a new rule to modernize and streamline the information disclosure process under section 6(b) of the Consumer Product Safety Act.  The rule changes the scope of information protected from disclosure and the confidentiality of manufacturer comments submitted in the process. Read more about these changes in our legal commentary, “Upsetting The… Continue Reading

CPSC Proposed Significant Changes and New Obligations for Importers Relating to Certificates of Compliance

Posted in Advertising & Product Risk Management
Retailers face new challenges in certification of their products to CPSC regulations. Among other things, the new proposed CPSC rule would place the certification burden on private labelers and require that importers of regulated finished products manufactured outside of the United States file the required certificate electronically with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) at… Continue Reading