The Newly Invigorated CPSC

The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel

The article discusses the impact of the Consumer Product Safety Improvements Act of 2008, signed by the president on August 14, 2008. The article reviews the resulting changes to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) and discusses procedures companies ought to consider to ensure the accuracy of publicly available information in CPSC’s database, protect confidential information, and recognize the CPSIA’s potential impact on product liability litigation.