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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has issued a new proposed rule on how businesses must certify that their products comply with CPSC safety rules. The new rule would totally strike the existing rule on certificates of compliance and replace it with a new regulation (16 C.F.R. § 1110). This proposed rule has important ramifications for every business that manufactures, imports, distributes, or sells consumer products. Although the rule has yet to be adopted, its potential impact has brought up numerous concerns for companies ranging from manufacturers, distributors, and retailers to many national industry organizations and even shipping organizations.

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“Important Changes Proposed For CPSC Product Certification”, Products Liability Litigation E-Newsletter, American Bar Association Section of Litigation, December 5, 2013