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Product Quality Specialist Thomas Cutler discusses how manufacturers can avoid and manage consumer product recalls in this article published in Quality Digest.
Three environmental groups have filed a lawsuit to compel the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to finalize its proposal to ban the use of five phthalates in children’s products.
Humidifier manufacturer Gree will pay the maximum civil penalty of $15.45 million in a CPSC settlement accepted by commissioners by a vote of 4-1.
Commissioner Ann Marie Buerkle was the only commissioner that voted against imposing the maximum penalty. Buerkle has not supported severe penalties in recent agency enforcement actions.
Consumer Product Safety Commission Chairman Elliot Kaye and Commissioner Anne Marie Buerkle appeared before a Senate Subcommittee on October 8 to discuss product safety and the process for conducting product recalls.
California environmental advocacy group and Proposition 65 enforcer Global Community Monitor (GCM) has prevailed in its defense of a defamation cross-complaint brought by flooring giant Lumber Liquidators.
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