Charles A. Samuels



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The Fitbit recall: is a “one size fits all” approach the most effective way to remedy potential hazards?

USA - March 20 2014 Last week, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) issued a voluntary recall notice for the popular wireless, activity-tracking wristband…

Breaking: CPSC Notifies Numerous Companies of Unprecedented, Unauthorized Disclosure of Information

USA - April 11 2019 Late this afternoon, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) informed what could turn out to be a very large number of consumer product…

Evelyn A. French, Shawn Skolky.

Health Canada Assesses Monetary Penalties against Company under Canadian Product Safety Act for First Time

Canada, USA - March 14 2016 On March 11, Health Canada announced that it had assessed administrative monetary penalties under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act (CCPSA)…

CPSC Commissioner Elliot Kaye Issues Statement Providing a Framework of Safety for the Internet of Things

USA - February 11 2019 In recent years, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has begun to grapple with the effects of the Internet of Things (IoT) on consumer…

Evelyn A. French.

Massive CPSC Recall Leaked to the Press by “CPSC Source” Prior to Official Agency Announcement

Canada, USA - June 28 2016 Today the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission ("CPSC") and Health Canada announced a massive joint recall with IKEA involving over 35 million…