- CPSC ordered a stop sale of one of our client’s products
- Stop sale of the product would have resulted in significant economic losses for the company
- Successfully obtained reversal and complete dismissal of CPSC enforcement determination
Our client, a manufacturer of a regulated consumer product, was ordered by CPSC’s Office of Compliance to implement a stop sale and take corrective action for an alleged regulatory violation involving a major product line. Halting sale of the product until the alleged violation was remedied would have had a devastating financial impact on the company.
In response, we made a filing with the CPSC advocating that the product was in compliance based on a competing interpretation of the applicable regulations.
Our client obtained a reversal and dismissal of the demand for a stop sale and corrective action.
Matt Howsare and Chuck Samuels, Co-chairs of the firm’s Consumer Product Safety Practice, guided this client to a successful resolution of a potentially damaging CPSC enforcement action.