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When Should Product Defects Be Reported?

The Consumer Product Safety Commission is proposing new factors for determining when manufacturers have to report defective products to the agency. Some industry groups have pushed for and welcome the changes, while one commissioner and some consumer groups warn that the result may be less reporting of safety hazards. Read more in Cindy Skrzycki's "The Regulators" column today.

By  |  June 13, 2006; 8:19 AM ET Consumer News
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