16 CFR 1101.42 - Imminent hazard exception.

§ 1101.42 Imminent hazard exception.

(a)Statutory provision. Section 6(b)(4)(A) provides that the requirements of section 6(b)(1) do not apply to public disclosure of “information about any consumer product with respect to which product the Commission has filed an action under section 12 (relating to imminently hazardous products).”

(b)Scope of exception. This exception applies once the Commission has filed an action under section 12 of the CPSA ( 15 U.S.C. 2061), in a United States district court. Once the exception applies, information may be disclosed to the public while the proceeding is pending without following the requirements of section 6(b)(1) if the information concerns or relates to the product alleged to be imminently hazardous. Upon termination of the proceeding, information filed with the court or otherwise made public is not subject to section 6(b). Information in the Commission's possession which has not been made public is subject to section 6(b).

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U.S. Code: Title 15 - COMMERCE AND TRADE

Title 16 published on 14-Jun-2017 03:58

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 16 CFR Part 1101 after this date.

  • 2014-02-26; vol. 79 # 38 - Wednesday, February 26, 2014
    1. 79 FR 10712 - Information Disclosure Under Section 6(b) of the Consumer Product Safety Act
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      Notice of proposed rulemaking.
      Written comments must be received by April 28, 2014.
      16 CFR Part 1101
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