General Product Safety Regulation starts Dec 13, 2024

General Product Safety Regulation starts Dec 13, 2024

What is the General Product Safety Regulation ? The General Product Safety Regulation  (GPSR) is a new key instrument in the EU product safety legal framework, replacing from 13 December 2024 the current General Product Safety Directive  and...
CPSC Proposes Supplemental Notice of Rulemaking to amend 16CFR 1110 regarding Certificates of Compliance

CPSC Proposes Supplemental Notice of Rulemaking to amend 16CFR 1110 regarding Certificates of Compliance

AGENCY: Consumer Product Safety Commission. ACTION: Supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking. SUMMARY: The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (Commission or CPSC) is issuing a supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking (SNPR) to revise the agency’s rule...
The CPSC is now prosecuting company executives for conspiracy and failure to report information about defective products.

The CPSC is now prosecuting company executives for conspiracy and failure to report information about defective products.

There was a ground-breaking jury verdict this month, the first criminal conviction of corporate executives for failure to report a safety incident under the Consumer Product Safety Act. Under the CPSA, manufacturers, importers, and distributors of consumer...
Global Location Number: Identifying Physical Locations for the Digital World

Global Location Number: Identifying Physical Locations for the Digital World

The Global Location Number (GLN) is one of 12 unique Identification Keys within the GS1 Standards. Many businesses know of GS1 Standards from the retail industry’s most common product identifier, the Global Trade Item Number (GTIN). This is the number at the...
Comply PRO+ Launches Affiliate Partner Program

Comply PRO+ Launches Affiliate Partner Program

Attention Consultants, Service Providers and Trade Associations Introduce Comply PRO+ to your clients to help them implement or enhance their consumer product safety compliance program and earn a commission by becoming an affiliate partner! Are you the right fit? The...
Brand Protection for Serious Sellers

Brand Protection for Serious Sellers

Most Amazon sellers I have dealt with over the last thirteen years contact me to fix an issue with a test report, rejection of a certificate, or supporting documentation or to identify regulations needed to develop and launch a new product. When I ask them if they...