August 5, 2011
Both the House and the Senate passed HR 2715, which modifies the 2008 Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA or Act). The bill received nearly unanimous support in the House and unanimous Senate approval. The president is expected to sign the bill before August 14.
The bill would modify the CPSIA in a number of significant ways, including:
The McGuireWoods Consumer Product Safety Team represents clients in risk management, regulatory and litigation matters involving the Consumer Product Safety Commission. We have more than three decades of experience in this field, and our clients include domestic and international manufacturers, importers, and retailers of some of the world’s best-known products.