TITLE

II. REGULATION OF PRODUCT CHARACTERISTICS

AUTHOR(S)
Katz, Benjamin J.; Werner, Ray O.
PUB. DATE
October 1976
SOURCE
Journal of Marketing;Oct1976, Vol. 40 Issue 4, p110
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on news relating to the regulation of product characteristics in the field of marketing. The author discusses a new law put into effect by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). The aforementioned law includes the provision that the CPSC's laws override state product safety laws. News pertaining to a legal agreement initiated by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission is presented. The commission has accepted an agreement from the home building company Kaufman and Broad, Incorporated regarding the issuing of warranties. Legal issues pertaining to the labeling and packaging of consumer goods are also discussed.
ACCESSION #
25787539

 

Related Articles

  • SAFETY AGREEMENT BETWEEN US AND EU.  // Injury Prevention (1353-8047);Jun2005, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p134 

    The article reports that the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and the Directorate General Health and Consumer Protection of the European Commission entered into an information sharing agreement. The agreement addresses the need for enhanced regulatory cooperation on consumer product...

  • The Consumer Product Safety Commission. Pittle, R. David // California Management Review;Summer76, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p105 

    The newest federal regulatory body is the Consumer Product Safety Commission, whose responsibility includes drafting safety standards for a wide variety of household products and home furnishings. In addition to its broad jurisdiction, the Commission has been given some punch--the power to seek...

  • REGULATION OF PRODUCT CHARACTERISTICS. Werner, Ray O.; Tower, C. Burk // Journal of Marketing;Jul1978, Vol. 42 Issue 3, p116 

    The article presents U.S. legal cases and developments in marketing relative to the regulation of product characteristics. A notice was issued by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to clarify its position on the flame retardant known as TRIS, or dibromopropanol phosphate. The...

  • Manufacturers' Post-Sale Legal Duties. Ross, Kenneth // Risk Management (00355593);Dec2007, Vol. 54 Issue 12, p17 

    The article discusses the post-sale responsibilities of manufacturers of consumer products. More than 30 U.S. states have laws governing firms' responsibility for disclosure once they learn of a risk attendant to a product they've sold. At the federal level, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety...

  • Consumer Product Hazards: Setting Priorities for Research and Regulatory Action. Rivara, Frederick P.; Berger, Lawrence R. // American Journal of Public Health;Jul1980, Vol. 70 Issue 7, p701 

    Abstract: Consumer products account for 6.8 million injuries per year. The current method of prioritizing regulation of consumer products and prevention of related injuries is the Hazard Index developed by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. This Index, however, is based on unarbitrary...

  • New Legislation and the Prospects for Real Warranty Reform. Feldman, Laurence P. // Journal of Marketing;Jul1976, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p41 

    The article reports on the Magnuson-Moss Warranty-Federal Trade Commission Improvement Act. The legislation, which was passed by the U.S. Congress in 1975, was established to reform product warranty practices in order to promote consumer protection. It is suggested that many consumers favor...

  • CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION.  // Federal Register (National Archives & Records Service, Office of;3/12/2013, Vol. 78 Issue 48, p15836 

    The article presents a final rule issued by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) which establishes the requirements pertaining to the third party conformity assessment bodies. The rule also amends the regulation of inspections by the CPSC. The rule is effective beginning June 10, 2013.

  • Part XXII: Consumer Product Safety Commission.  // Federal Register (National Archives & Records Service, Office of;7/23/2013, Vol. 78 Issue 141, p44356 

    The article presents the regulatory documents of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). CPSC appeals to the public to particpate in its semiannual regulatory agenda, and give their opinions on its regulations. The titles of the regulations discussed here include, Testing and...

  • II. REGULATION OF PRODUCT CHARACTERISTICS. Katz, Benjamin J. // Journal of Marketing;Jan1976, Vol. 40 Issue 1, p84 

    The article reports on legal developments relating to the regulation of product characteristics in the field of marketing in the U.S. The author includes information about an investigation of the company Idea Research & Development initiated by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC). The...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics