Matthew R. Howsare, Of Counsel in the Consumer Product Safety Practice of Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo P.C., has been selected to the International Consumer Product Health and Safety Organization’s (ICPHSO) Board of Directors. Mr. Howsare will serve a three year term.
ICPHSO, founded in 1993, is the only organization which attracts a global membership of health and safety professionals and meets annually to exchange ideas, share information, and address health and safety concerns affecting all consumers. The ICPHSO board determines basic policies, sets goals and objectives, elects officers and approves the budget in accordance with the bylaws of the organization.
Mr. Howsare focuses his practice on federal, state, and international product safety matters and related regulatory issues and litigation. He provides representation on compliance with product safety regulations, product safety incident reporting, imported products, recalls, civil penalty proceedings, investigations, and other regulatory and enforcement matters. Mr. Howsare works with a variety of different clients on issues and matters before the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and other federal and state agencies.