Consumer Product Safety Commission FAQs

Kelley Drye Client Advisory

Since its conception in 1972, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has played a significant role in outlining and issuing safety standards for a wide range of consumer products introduced into the global market. The recent influx of high-profile recalls has heightened consumer awareness and increased regulatory concern regarding both issuance of, and compliance with, safety standards leading Congress to propose legislation to increase federal funding and impose stricter fines and penalties for non-compliance.

Kelley Drye’s Consumer Product Safety Practice Group has prepared this client advisory, which provides detailed answers to frequently asked questions about the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).