Commissioner Buerkle Nominated as Permanent Chair of CPSC


On July 25, 2017, President Trump announced that he would nominate Acting Chairman Buerkle to be the permanent Chairman of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.
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The CPSC Is Asking for Comments on Reducing Regulatory Burdens


The CPSC has announced it is seeking “suggestions for ways the Commission could potentially reduce burdens and costs of its existing rules, regulations, or practices without harming consumers.”
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Recall Progress Reports and Coming Changes


For those of you who have recently conducted a recall, you may have noticed that the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has been paying more attention to monthly progress reports on the status of recalls.
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2016 – Already a Record Year for CPSC Civil Penalty Settlements


At only the halfway point in 2016, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC” or the “Commission”) has already broken last year’s record for total amount of civil penalties.
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CPSC Civil Penalty Update


With the 2015 calendar year almost ¾ over, it seems like a good time to take a look at the civil penalties issued by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) this year so far, and to compare them to prior years.
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The Uncharted Driverless Car Legal Landscape: A Warning to Automobile Manufacturers


Although there are no flying cars in October 2015, as there were when Marty McFly traveled to October 21, 2015 in “Back to the Future Part II,” driverless cars are quickly becoming a reality.
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CPSC Civil Penalty Amounts Likely to Continue Increasing


If CPSC Chairman Kaye’s “State of Product Safety” speech at the...
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The CPSC Starts Off Calendar Year 2015 where it Left Off 2014 - with another Large Civil Penalty


The CPSC’s January 5, 2015 announcement of a $2.6 million civil penalty against Gerber Legendary Blades...
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Senate Confirms Commissioner Adler for Second Term


On December 2, 2014, the United States Senate confirmed sitting Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)...
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Meijer Pays Large Civil Penalty for alleged Distribution of Recalled Products by Third Party


On September 17, 2014, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”)...
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