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CPSC Obtains Record $15.45 Million Settlement from Dehumidifier Manufacturer

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) today announced that it had obtained a record $15,450,000 settlement of civil penalty liability from three Gree Electric entities (Gree Electric Appliances, Inc., of Zhuhai; Hong Kong Gree Electric Appliances Sales Co., Ltd.; and Gree USA Sales, Ltd.) (collectively, Gree). (The settlement is provisional until after the public… Continue Reading

Not-So-Voluntary Standards? SCOTUS Considers Constitutional Concerns About Key Regulatory Tool, Public-Private Development Process

Posted in Product Safety
The Supreme Court heard a case earlier this month that could have a big impact on businesses in many areas regulated by federal agencies that use voluntary standards. In U.S. Department of Transportation v. Association of American Railroads, the Supreme Court is considering a D.C. Circuit decision that invalidated a law that gives Amtrak a… Continue Reading
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