Navigation Links
New Consumer Safety Regulations Impose Additional Recall Requirements on Manufacturers and Retailers
Date:8/14/2009

INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- With new Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) regulations taking effect today, Stericycle ExpertRECALL has introduced a CPSIA Guide designed to help small and medium-sized companies navigate the new rules.

"The new regulations give teeth to the Consumer Product Safety Commission as they safeguard consumers against harmful products," said Mike Rozembajgier, Director at Stericycle ExpertRECALL. "But many manufacturers are still not adequately informed about the potential negative implications to their business and the increased levels of risk they face under these new standards."

From increased lead limitations to strict children's product tracking label requirements, the new regulations increase quality requirements while giving the CPSC greater authority to order product recalls. Manufacturers subject to a recall must have a recall plan ready to present for regulatory approval, and then must implement the recall quickly and effectively. The legislation requires the CPSC to investigate the effectiveness of a product recall and gives the CPSC and state attorneys general new power to hold manufacturers and retailers responsible for compliance.

"Over the past year, the product recall environment has become consistently more stringent," adds Rozembajgier. "During 2007 and 2008, more than 33 million consumers reported injuries due to faulty or substandard products, and more than 45 million items were pulled from the shelves in the toy and children's products markets alone. Companies that fail to understand the new rules and follow them could experience lost revenues, damaged reputations, possible litigation and fines up to $15 million."

"After managing more than 1,400 recalls, we've learned that most companies are very good at their core business. But they just don't have the knowledge base to a
'/>"/>

SOURCE ExpertRECALL
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. CVS/pharmacy Helping Consumers with Challenge of Filling Prescriptions on Time
2. Highmarks Online Tool Helps Consumers Compare Costs for Elective Surgeries
3. Perfect Fitness Ranks No. 1 of Consumer Product Companies on 2009 Inc. 500 List, Ranks No. 4 Overall
4. Physician Owned and Operated Hospitals Get Top Rankings From Consumer Reports, but They Remain on the Healthcare Reform Chopping Block
5. How to make negative services less unpleasant for consumers
6. Gold Standard/Elsevier Launches MedCounselor Consumer Drug Information Modules
7. Portable Health Care Records Now Available for Consumers
8. Pennsylvania Department of Aging Seeks Consumer Input on New Health Care Option
9. Top Dermatologists to be Selected and Published in "The Leading Physicians of the World" Consumer Directory.
10. Consumer Reports Survey: HMOs Beat PPOs on Cost, Customer Support and Billing Services
11. Consumer Reports Launches Online Hospital Ratings for More Than 3,400 U.S. Hospitals
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/19/2014)... (PRWEB) December 19, 2014 Surviving Mesothelioma says ... EPA information indicates that these pipes can leach asbestos into ... to the full story on the Surviving Mesothelioma website. ... erosion of natural asbestos deposits, decaying water mains made of ... water. , To protect consumers from mesothelioma , ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... The global magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) ... is saturated with numerous players developing innovative technologies. ... as non-invasive nature, MRI systems have seen continued ... healthcare market. Rapid advances in the field imaging ... have greatly expanded the potential of therapeutic applications. ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... From November 24, 2014, Siddhi Yoga started its10th ... its Goa retreat . This is the third intake ... November to March, Siddhi Yoga will organize four yoga teacher ... Goa training sessions will conclude in March 2015. , ... 10th intake is also a 200 YTT (200 ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... 19, 2014 The Hermitage Club ... in Southern Vermont’s Deerfield Valley, announced today that it ... classic rock songs. , Three time Grammy Award ... private concert followed by a trail naming ceremony. Hermitage ... names include: “I’m Alright” the theme song for the ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Dec. ... might slightly reduce your risk of developing a form ... (Advil, Motrin) and naproxen (Aleve) appear to reduce the ... the researchers concluded after reviewing nine prior studies. Squamous ... These painkillers "have potential as part ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Surviving Mesothelioma Warns of Potential Mesothelioma Risk from Cement Water Pipes 2Health News:Magnetic Resonance Imaging Systems Market Analysis and Forecast to 2020 Report at RnRMarketReserach.com 2Health News:Magnetic Resonance Imaging Systems Market Analysis and Forecast to 2020 Report at RnRMarketReserach.com 3Health News:Magnetic Resonance Imaging Systems Market Analysis and Forecast to 2020 Report at RnRMarketReserach.com 4Health News:Siddhi Yoga’s 10th intake of YTT started in Goa on November 24, 2014 2Health News:Siddhi Yoga’s 10th intake of YTT started in Goa on November 24, 2014 3Health News:The Hermitage Club Officially Names Four Ski Trails after Iconic Rock Songs by Grammy Award Winner Kenny Loggins 2Health News:Common Painkillers May Help Prevent Certain Skin Cancers, Study Finds 2Health News:Common Painkillers May Help Prevent Certain Skin Cancers, Study Finds 3
... 13 percent of waterfowls in Vietnam have bird flu ... ,Tests show that nearly 21.7 percent of waterfowls in ... over 7.6 percent in Bac Giang carry the virus, ... saying. ,To prevent the disease from spreading, ...
... team led by scientists at the University of California ... structure of protein complex implicated in autism . These ... children with autism. ,By understanding the ... make predictions about how mutations in the gene affect ...
... prosthesis that has helped thousands of disabled worldwide to walk ... centre on foreign soil . ,The Colombian government has ... the artificial limb, to set up base in the South ... a Colombia-based NGO. ,M.K. Mathur of BMVSS told ...
... the biggest difficulties in fighting deadly bird flu, a top ... it topped the 'acute outbreak' list of nations, alongside Egypt ... is the worst hit from the deadly H5N1 virus, recording ... flu broke out two years ago in all but two ...
... sexually transmitted disease (STD) has surpassed Neisseria gonorrhea in prevalence ... is becoming a big menace, researchers say . ... identified in the 1980s. It can cause inflammation of the ... inflammation of the cervix and the lining of the uterus ...
... check for diabetes? No, thank you, we can do it ... ,THOUSANDS of Australian shoppers are turning to supermarket ... of them, which measure blood sugar levels, have been sold ... the country's fastest-growing illness, with about 1.4 million sufferers. ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Altered Protein Structure was Found in Autism Patients 2Health News:Jaipur Foot All Set to Launch Its Centre in Columbia 2Health News:Australians Opt for DIY Kits to Test for Diabetes 2
(Date:12/19/2014)... DIEGO and CARDIFF-BY-THE-SEA, Calif. ... Inc. (NASDAQ: SRNE ;  Sorrento), an ... associated pain, and Conkwest, Inc., a privately-held immuno-oncology ... Natural Killer (NK) cell-line based therapy, announced today ... agreement to jointly develop next generation CAR-TNK™ (pronounced ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... Mass. , Dec. 18, 2014  Decision Resources ... the United States will increase to ... will be primarily driven by expansion in the large ... energy devices will be increasingly adopted due to the ... Other key findings from Decision Resources Group,s ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... , Dec. 18, 2014   Aratana ... a biopharmaceutical company focused on the licensing, development ... today announced positive results from its pivotal field ... for treating pain in dogs with osteoarthritis.  In ... pain assessment scores that were statistically significant compared ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Sorrento and Conkwest Announce Exclusive Global Collaboration 2Sorrento and Conkwest Announce Exclusive Global Collaboration 3Sorrento and Conkwest Announce Exclusive Global Collaboration 4Sorrento and Conkwest Announce Exclusive Global Collaboration 5U.S. Laparoscopic Device Market Will Reach Over $4.3 Billion by 2023 2U.S. Laparoscopic Device Market Will Reach Over $4.3 Billion by 2023 3Aratana Therapeutics Announces Positive Top-Line Results from AT-001 Pivotal Field Study in Client-Owned Dogs with Osteoarthritis 2Aratana Therapeutics Announces Positive Top-Line Results from AT-001 Pivotal Field Study in Client-Owned Dogs with Osteoarthritis 3Aratana Therapeutics Announces Positive Top-Line Results from AT-001 Pivotal Field Study in Client-Owned Dogs with Osteoarthritis 4Aratana Therapeutics Announces Positive Top-Line Results from AT-001 Pivotal Field Study in Client-Owned Dogs with Osteoarthritis 5
... media event held today at the,Dello Russo Laser Vision ... and Jeffrey Dello Russo introduced the most advanced,eye laser ... Since Dr. Joseph Dello Russo introduced laser eye ... associated with the "firsts" in lasik evolution,leading the implementation ...
... Nov. 21 Alliance Pharmaceutical,Corp. (OTC Bulletin ... week in China with its partner Beijing ... its clinical development,plan for Oxygent(TM) (perfluorochemical [PFC] ... clinical development of Oxygent in China. The,clinical ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Alliance Pharmaceutical Corp. Updates Oxygent(TM) Clinical Development Plan 2
Clinician's Desktop provides users the tools needed to coordinate information. Utilizing client/server technology Clinicians Desktop provides users with electronic medical records....
... is a subscription-based service, which enables you ... record software without purchasing or maintaining the ... a computer server. All you need is ... cable, which will allow you to connect ...
... is dedicated to serving the needs ... ultimate tool to,run a better orthopaedic ... records software.,AcerMed's Orthopaedic-Edition EMR software has ... surgeons across the country resulting in ...
AllMeds was the first specialty-specific Electronic Medical Record for Neurosurgery. Instead of trying to force a general-purpose EMR into your practice, AllMeds starts with clinical content from Neu...
Medicine Products: