CPSC Action on New Product Safety Legislation Continues: Some Relief for Compliance with Certification,Advertising, and Phthalate Requirements
November 24, 2008

Since the enactment of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008 (“CPSIA”) just over three months ago, businesses and other affected entities have needed to act quickly to determine how the sweeping federal legislation affects their obligations.

In response to widespread concern about the practical application of the statute – and in some cases, as required by the statute itself – the Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued a flurry of documents including proposed and final rules, requests for comments, opinion letters, and other guidance documents.

Kelley Drye’s Consumer Product Safety Practice Group has prepared a Client Advisory addressing four documents of widespread significance to manufacturers, distributors, importers, and retailers of consumer products.