Kaye and Mohorovic Confirmed as CPSC Commissioners


On July 28, 2014, the Senate confirmed Elliot F. Kaye (see our blog post here on the nomination) as the new Chairman of the CPSC.
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CPSC “Adopts” New Monthly Progress Report Form


The CPSC recently adopted a new monthly progress report form.
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Buckyballs® Administrative Complaint is Settled


The CPSC’s administrative complaint against the manufacturer of Buckyballs® should be well known to our readers...
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Fourth Circuit Rules in Consumer Groups' Favor in CPSC Database Case


On Wednesday, April 16, 2014, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit...
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President Nominates New CPSC Chairman


On March 27, 2014, President Obama nominated Elliot F. Kaye as the new Chairman of the Consumer Product Safety Commission.
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CPSC Publishes Federal Register Notice Regarding Proposed Changes to the Section 6(b) Disclosure Rules


As mentioned in this blog back on January 31, 2014, the Commission has now published notice in the Federal Register regarding proposed...
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New CPSC Program Publishes Letters of Advice on CPSC Web Site


During his keynote address at the recent ICPHSO Annual Meeting, CPSC Acting Chairman, Robert S. Adler, announced what was a little known addition to the CPSC web site. Beginning with letters issued during the fiscal year 2013...
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Design for Risk Avoidance


As regular readers of the Product Safety Blog are well aware, dealing with the CPSC can be a stressful experience, to say the least.  The best way to do that is to avoid as many product risks as possible. Designing products to avoid risks is not something lawyers or regulators know much about.  Luckily, your design engineers and product developers have many tools they can use.  What lawyers and business leaders need to do is to encourage them to look for potential product risks and design th...
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CPSC Rulemaking on Recalls


Much has been written about the notice of proposed rulemaking issued by the CPSC in which the agency has proposed an interpretive rule...
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CPSC Holds Public Hearing Regarding Proposed Updates to Section 6(b) Disclosure Rules


On Friday, January 24, 2014, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission held both public and private meetings...
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