CPSC Issues Proposed Rule on Factors to Determine Civil Penalty Amounts

Kelley Drye Client Advisory

On July 12, 2006, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) issued a proposed rule providing additional information on the factors it will use to determine civil penalty amounts under sections 20(b) and (c) of the Consumer Product Safety Act (“CPSA”). The CPSC is requesting comments by August 11, 2006.