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Manufacturer Takes Battle over CPSC Database to the Courts; GAO Finds Little to Complain About

Tuesday, November 1st, 2011

Reprinted from The Safety Record, Volume 8, Issue 3, November 2011 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Unable to derail the consumer products database mandated by the 2008 Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act in Congress, one manufacturer has turned to the courts. Meanwhile, the Government Accounting Office’s first run at the publicly accessible complaints database shows that SaferProducts.gov [...]

GAO Study: Recall System Needs Improvement

Thursday, July 14th, 2011

Reprinted from The Safety Record, Volume 8, Issue 2, July 2011 Carolyne Thorne; the families of Jackie and Raechel Houck and Levi Stewart – these were not among the stakeholders interviewed by Government Accounting Office investigators in compiling their latest report on problems with automotive recalls. Yet, they are arguably among the many who are [...]