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6(b) Information Disclosure - CPSC's Coming Changes

Product Safety Letter


Date: March 19, 2014

Time: 10:00AM - 11:00AM

Location: Webinar


  • 6(b) Information Disclosure - CPSC's Coming Changes

Topic of discussion at the March 19th, 2:00pm EDT webinar revolve around the CPSC altering its 6(b) regulations:

  • Companies will bear more burdens in justifying their desires to block disclosure
  • Companies could have a harder time keeping track of what CPSC releases
  • CPSC will be freer to release certain categories of information


  • Cheryl Falvey, partner at Crowell & Moring in Washington, DC
  • Matthew Howsare is of counsel with Mintz Levin in Washington, DC
  • Sheila Millar is partner with Keller and Heckman in Washington, DC


Matthew R. Howsare is a prominent consumer product safety lawyer at Mintz. He advises manufacturers, retailers, importers, distributors, trade associations, and test laboratories on compliance, regulatory enforcement, recalls, and other product safety issues.