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2012-04-12 06:24:50

WASHINGTON, April 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Crowell & Moring LLP is pleased to invite members of the media and industry to attend an interactive discussion and luncheon on the effects of over-regulation on U.S. businesses, featuring remarks from Commissioner Anne M. Northup of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). The event is being held on April 30, 2012, from 12:00-1:30 p.m. at the firm's offices in Washington, D.C. As manufacturers, importers, distributors, and...

2010-09-30 06:10:00

Hands-on science kits that are produced to get kids excited about science could have an unclear future as debates arise on the safety of the kits, according to the Associated Press (AP). The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has been caught up in deliberation for weeks as it writes up guidelines on what makes a product safe for children, and which products need to undergo stricter safety testing as part of a 2008 law. The debate has included the classroom science kits and some of...