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CPSC Round-Up: Buerkle Confirmation Hearing, Landmark Civil Penalty Ruling, and Partisan Action on Flame Retardants

Posted in Consumer Product Safety, Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), CPSC Civil Penalties

Over the past few weeks, there have been many key goings-on related to the CPSC and its Commissioners. Chairman Buerkle’s Confirmation Hearing and Committee Vote First, on September 27, 2017, Acting Chairman Ann Marie Buerkle sat for a confirmation hearing before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. At the beginning of the hearing,… Continue Reading

Product Safety Update from Capitol Hill (Part Three)

Posted in Children's Products, Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA), Federal Regulations, U.S. Congress

Earlier this year, we began a series of blog entries to update our readers on legislative efforts on Capitol Hill that affect stakeholders within the product safety arena.  Over the summer, we updated you on an amendment to an appropriations bill passed in the House of Representatives that would halt the U.S. Consumer Product Safety… Continue Reading

Product Safety Round-Up from the States

Posted in Consumer Product Safety, State Product Safety Laws

(Updated Feb. 13, 2014) Over the past month, our blog posts have focused on the product safety activities of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and U.S. Congress, and even within the EU and Australia.  However, product safety developments within the States must not be overlooked.  On many issues, various states have been out in front… Continue Reading