Aggressively Ensuring Product Safety: Successfully Working with CPSC to Avoid Pitfalls and Penalties on both the Retailer and Manufacturer Side

Women Leaders in Retail and Consumer Products Law Conference

07/20/2015 03:45 p.m. - 04:45 p.m.

Product Liability and Consumer Products

Hotel Palomar
2121 P St NW
Washington, D.C. 20037

Erin M. Bosman

Erin M. Bosman

Speaking Engagement

  • Initial engagement with the CPSC — best practices for responding to CPSC investigations
    • Marshalling experts to contest allegations of a defect
    • Best practices for limiting public exposure
  • Interacting with the CPSC Website and responding to inaccurate claims by consumers
  • Navigating the vague reporting standard to determine if and how to report to CPSC
    • Conducting a rapid investigation into the veracity of the complaint without running the risk of late reporting
  • Developing effective inter-corporate communication methods to reduce delay
    • Manufacturer versus retailer
      • Do the retailers’ reporting obligations differ?
      • Should a retailer notify the manufacturer of a report prior to its issuance?
      • How should the manufacturer respond in the event a retailer notifies first?

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