CPSIA: What to Expect in 2011


While Congress enacted the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (“CPSIA”) in 2008, many of its requirements were stayed to give the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) more time to promulgate new implementing rules, and to allow product manufacturers, distributors, and importers more time to adapt their products and practices to the new rules. In 2011, many of the CPSIA regulations will finally go into effect, putting the consumer product industry to the task of complying with applicable regulations and giving the CPSC increasing grounds for enforcement. Businesses are well advised to keep up with the new requirements to avoid enforcement actions, both in recall and non-recall situations.

Below we have outlined a series of new requirements that are expected to issue in 2011, many of which are calendared for the year’s first quarter.

Please see full alert below for more information.

LOADING PDF: If there are any problems, click here to download the file.

Written by:

Published In:

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

© Morrison & Foerster LLP | Attorney Advertising

Don't miss a thing! Build a custom news brief:

Read fresh new writing on compliance, cybersecurity, Dodd-Frank, whistleblowers, social media, hiring & firing, patent reform, the NLRB, Obamacare, the SEC…

…or whatever matters the most to you. Follow authors, firms, and topics on JD Supra.

Create your news brief now - it's free and easy »

All the intelligence you need, in one easy email:

Great! Your first step to building an email digest of JD Supra authors and topics. Log in with LinkedIn so we can start sending your digest...

Sign up for your custom alerts now, using LinkedIn ›

* With LinkedIn, you don't need to create a separate login to manage your free JD Supra account, and we can make suggestions based on your needs and interests. We will not post anything on LinkedIn in your name.