Category: Recalls

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Toyota Faces Class Action Lawsuits

There has been a great deal of attention about Toyota’s recent recalls. Toyota’s sales fell 16% in January alone and Toyota’s executives have apologized and appeared before Congress. Toyota has recalled 8.5 million vehicles for ill-fitting floor mats, sticking gas pedals and braking flaws. Toyota...

Question of the Week #4

NEW TO OUR BLOG – A FEATURE WE CALL OUR QUESTION OF THE WEEK We will be putting up a consumer product safety question each week. The answers will be forthcoming the following week along with a new question. Check back frequently and let us...

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Consumer Product Recalls 101: Reporting Requirements (Part 1 of 5)

We’ve explained in earlier posts that the CPSIA increased the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s recall authority. This series of posts, titled Consumer Product Recalls 101 will explain what that means to manufacturers, importers, distributors and retailers. In this first part, I will outline self-reporting requirements....