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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
Ninth Circuit's En Banc Hyundai Decision: Less Strict Standard For Settlement Classes
On June 7, 2019, an en banc Ninth Circuit panel affirmed certification of a nationwide settlement class and held, 8-3, that class certification criteria
United States
24 Jun 2019
California Finalizes Proposition 65 Exemption For Coffee
On June 3, 2019, the California Office of Administrative Law (OAL) announced that it had approved a regulation proposed by the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA
United States
19 Jun 2019
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
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
Cannabidiol: Is CBD Legal In The United States In 2019?
Cannabis-derived extracts are one of the hottest trends in the consumer products industry.
United States
21 Mar 2019
Kimberly-Clark Seeks Supreme Court Review In "Flushable" Wipes Case
On September 6, 2018, Kimberly-Clark and affiliates filed a petition for writ of certiorari in Kimberly-Clark, et al. v. Davidson, No. 18-304
United States
4 Dec 2018
BREAKING: Appellate Court Halts Trial On Coffee
On Friday, October 12, 2018, California's Second Appellate District Court stayed the trial that was set to begin on Monday, October 15, 2018, in Los Angeles Superior Court.
United States
16 Oct 2018
Product Marking And Labelling In Europe
Since the European Union's main aims include consumer protection and ensuring product safety, you might be forgiven for thinking that the EU's rules in those areas would be clear and straightforward.
European Union
29 Aug 2018
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
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
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
The 2018 Legal Landscape: Here's What's In Store For Consumer Products Companies
Running a successful consumer products company in a rapidly evolving business landscape is no small feat.
United States
27 Apr 2018
Here's The Recipe: How To Ensure Your Food And Beverage Company Will Be Ready For A Value-Maximizing Sale
You've created a great product and built a valued brand. You've devoted countless hours to building relationships with key distributors and retailers, designing attractive packaging ...
United States
26 Apr 2018
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
Lawsuit Against Online Dating App Grindr Dismissed Under Section 230 Of The Communications Decency Act
Plaintiff Herrick alleged that his ex-boyfriend set up several fake profiles on Grindr that claimed to be him.
United States
16 Mar 2018
WARNING: Proposition 65 Farce About To Repeat Itself For Vulnerable Foods And Flavorings
Plaintiffs have begun serving Proposition 65 notices of violation alleging unwarned exposures to furfuryl alcohol (FFA).
United States
15 Mar 2018
Round One Goes To Roundup: Court Temporarily Enjoins Proposition 65 Warnings For Glyphosate And Glyphosate Residues In Foods
Last Monday, a federal judge temporarily barred California from requiring cancer warnings on products that contain detectable amounts of glyphosate ...
United States
7 Mar 2018
California Proposes Next Group Of Priority Products Under Its Green Chemistry Initiative
California's Green Chemistry Initiative has taken another step towards regulating a widely available consumer product
United States
27 Feb 2018
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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