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Change Is In The Air: Buerkle Withdraws Her Nomination To Chair The CPSC
This week, Acting Chairman Ann Marie Buerkle withdrew her nomination to serve as Chairman of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).
United States
24 Jun 2019
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Ready, Set, Report! Seventh Circuit Considers When A Claim First Accrues For Failing To Report A Product Hazard
Consumer products companies are familiar with the reporting requirement under Section 15(b) of the Consumer Product Safety Act (the Act)
United States
26 Apr 2019
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CPSC Acting Chair Buerkle's Priorities Include IoT And Furniture Safety
At a recent product safety conference, Ann Marie Buerkle, Acting Chair of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), announced CPSC's priorities for 2019.
United States
27 Mar 2019
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CPSC Gives Kids' Meals A Boost—New Mandatory Standard For Booster Seats
Safety standards for booster seats will no longer be a polite suggestion. On June 26, 2018, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)
United States
2 Aug 2018
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New Nomination Could Mean Partisan Tiebreaker For CPSC
On June 4th, President Trump nominated Peter Feldman to fill the fifth seat on the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) ...
United States
8 Jun 2018
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Baiocco Confirmed As CPSC Commissioner
After months of anticipation, the U.S. Senate finally confirmed Dana Baiocco as a Commissioner of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) on May 22, 2018.
United States
29 May 2018
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CPSC Will Sharpen Its Focus On Iot In Upcoming Public Hearing About Internet-Connected Devices
The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced today that on May 16, 2018, it will hold a public hearing on "potential safety issues and hazards associated with internet-connected consumer products."
United States
28 Mar 2018
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Nomination Of A New Chairman At The CPSC
With the start of the new year, President Trump again nominated Republican Ann Marie Buerkle to chair the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).
United States
26 Jan 2018
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CPSC Issues Final Rule Expanding Phthalate Ban
Nearly ten years after the first three phthalates were banned from children's toys by Congress, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)...
United States
12 Dec 2017
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Fortune Favors The Quick (To Report): Judge Slaps Spectrum Brands With $1.9 Million Penalty In DOJ/CPSC Tag-Team Enforcement Action
A federal district court in Wisconsin recently hit Spectrum Brands Inc. (Spectrum) with civil penalties of $1.9 million for violations of the Consumer Products Safety Act (CPSA).
United States
27 Oct 2017
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CPSC Heating Up Before New Commissioner Appointed: Approves A Petition For Rulemaking To Ban An Entire Class Of Flame-Retardants
In a split across party lines, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC or the "Commission") recently voted on a largely unprecedented course of action: to ban an entire class of chemicals...
United States
9 Oct 2017
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Trump To Nominate New Commissioner To CPSC
President Trump announced yesterday his intent to nominate Jones Day partner Dana Baiocco to the position of Commissioner of the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)...
United States
28 Sep 2017
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CPSC Removes Third-Party Testing Requirements For Children's Products With Certain Plastics
In a unanimous vote, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) eliminated third-party testing for compliance with CPSC's phthalates prohibitions for seven plastics.
United States
8 Sep 2017
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CPSC Removes Third-Party Testing Requirements For Children's Products With Certain Plastics
In a unanimous vote, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) eliminated third-party testing for compliance with CPSC's phthalates prohibitions for seven plastics.
United States
7 Sep 2017
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Trump Nominates Buerkle As Permanent CPSC Chair
On July 24, 2017, the White House announced President Trump's intent to nominate Ann Marie Buerkle (R-NY) as the next Chairman of the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)...
United States
16 Aug 2017
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FDA's Denial Of Citizen's Petition "Clear" Enough For Preemption Of Failure-To-Warn Claims
The Tenth Circuit recently upheld a Utah district court's finding that a branded drug manufacturer could not be held liable for failing to warn consumers about alleged birth defect risks when the FDA...
United States
21 Jul 2017
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Closing The Door On Hybrid Product Defect/Fraud Claims
On April 13, 2017, in Azoulai v. BMW of N. Am. LLC (Case No. 16-cv-00589), the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California dismissed a proposed consumer fraud class action...
United States
11 May 2017
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CPSC To Consider New Magnet Set Safety Standards Following 10th Circuit Decision In Zen Magnets
We have entered the next chapter in the ongoing saga of the Consumer Product Safety Commission's ("CPSC") regulation of high-powered, small, rare earth magnet sets ("SREMS").
United States
31 Mar 2017
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A Changing Of The Guard: Same Enforcement Trend Under New CPSC Leadership?
Republican Ann Marie Buerkle was named Acting Chairman of the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) on February 9...
United States
16 Mar 2017
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Expanding Duties And Eroding Protections For Medical Device Manufacturers
This decision comes as a surprise and represents an unexpected shift in the law with regard to medical device manufacturers.
United States
2 Mar 2017
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