Consumer Products Watch

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David P. Grosso, Starshine S. Chun*
The National Institute of Mental Health reported that 16.32% of youth (aged 12-17) in the District of Columbia (DC) experience at least one major depressive episode (MDE).
Thomas M. Crispi, Michelle Mancino Marsh, Matthew R. Mills, Katia Asche, Lynn R. Fiorentino, Robert G. Edwards, Ph.D.
With 2024 underway, ArentFox Schiff highlights 10 of the most pressing legal issues facing the consumer products industry this year.
Shoshana Golden, Emily M. Leongini
On December 18, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the availability of the Cosmetics Direct electronic submission portal and publication of final guidance for industry on cosmetic facility registration and cosmetic product listing.
Rachel A. Remke
What do eggnog, Christmas pudding, gingerbread cookies, and fruit cake all have in common? Cinnamon. But this year, the spice giving these desserts their holiday cheer could also come with a toxic level of lead.
Lynn R. Fiorentino, Susanne Boniadi
On November 7, 2023, the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit concluded in National Association of Wheat Growers v. Bonta, that California’s Proposition 65 (Prop 65) cancer warning for glyphosate, a product primarily used as an herbicide and crop desiccant, violates the First Amendment.
Lynn R. Fiorentino, Susanne Boniadi
On October 27, the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA), the lead agency that implements Proposition 65, introduced its third attempt to amend the “short form” warning provisions of this widely enforced consumer protection statute.
David R. Hamill, James Kim*, Antonio J. Rivera, Birgit Matthiesen
The Battery Show, now in its 14th year, is billed as “the most comprehensive advanced battery manufacturing event” in the world.
Birgit Matthiesen, David R. Hamill, Antonio J. Rivera, James Kim*
The ArentFox Schiff’s Electric Mobility team was delighted to accept an invitation from the organizers of The Battery Show, billed as the largest advanced battery event in North America.
Lynn R. Fiorentino, Debra Albin-Riley, Brian P. Waldman, Robert G. Edwards, Ph.D., Shayshari Potter
Prop 65 Counsel: What To Know
Lynn R. Fiorentino, Debra Albin-Riley, Brian P. Waldman, Robert G. Edwards, Ph.D., Shayshari Potter
Prop 65 Counsel: What To Know
Robert G. Edwards, Ph.D.
On July 21, 2023, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a letter denying a request that it reconsider its decision from May 2022 that it would not prohibit the use of eight phthalates as food-contact substances.
Dan Jasnow, Michelle Mancino Marsh
For better or worse, generative Artificial Intelligence (AI) is already transforming the way we live and work. Within two months of its initial release to the public, ChatGPT reached 100 million monthly active users, making it the fastest-growing consumer application in history.
Lynn R. Fiorentino, Debra Albin-Riley, Brian P. Waldman, Robert G. Edwards, Ph.D., Shayshari Potter
Prop 65 Counsel: What To Know
Anthony V. Lupo, Dan Jasnow, Emily B. Lewis
A class action complaint filed recently against Foot Locker, Inc. in New York alleges that the footwear retailer is misleading consumers into believing that products are scarce or about to sell out, when that is not in fact the case.
Pamela M. Deese, Emily B. Lewis
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) continues to evidence a strong commitment to bringing enforcement actions against false or deceptive US-origin marketing claims.
Birgit Matthiesen
In this podcast, Birgit Matthiesen speaks with Bob Kirke, the Executive Director of the Canadian Apparel Federation, who will share the very latest about Canada’s efforts to ban imports suspected of having been made with forced and child labor.
Roberto Martinez, Adam Diederich
On April 24, 2023, the Illinois Supreme Court announced an amended rule permitting service of summons through electronic means of communication. The new rule, effective immediately, clarifies the procedure for using this alternative means of service.
Lynn R. Fiorentino, Debra Albin-Riley, Brian P. Waldman, Robert G. Edwards, Ph.D., Shayshari Potter
Prop 65 Counsel: What To Know
Pamela M. Deese, Emily B. Lewis
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) continues to crack down on companies for falsely advertising that their products are “Made in USA,” as most recently announced in a press release issued on March 30, 2023.
Helenka B. Mietka, Dan Jasnow
An Illinois consumer recently filed a putative class action complaint against the makers of Fireball Whisky, claiming that the alcohol producer’s mini bottles deceived consumers into buying products labeled as “whisky,” even though the beverage derives its alcohol content from malt.
Valerie E. Ross, Roberto Martinez
Can a corporate party affirmatively use deposition testimony from its own 30(b)(6) witness at trial? It depends.
Sonul Rao, Jeffrey D. Skinner
Product liability cases often involve complex, multidisciplinary subjects where expert opinion testimony is necessary to explain scientific, technological, or other specialized issues to the jury.
Catherine J. Baumgartner, Matthew Berlin, Thomas M. Crispi, Lynn R. Fiorentino, Dan Jasnow, Jonathan Judge, Thorne Maginnis, Michelle Mancino Marsh, Angela M. Santos, Amanda M. Simpson
The ArentFox Schiff Consumer Products Industry team reviews 10 of the most pressing legal issues for the industry in 2023.
Anthony V. Lupo, Michelle Mancino Marsh, Dan Jasnow, R. Erica Roque
With the advent of OpenAI’s ChatGPT, GitHub Copilot, and Google’s Bard, generative artificial intelligence (AI) is all the rage from students looking for an easy answer to c-suite executives hoping to stay ahead of the game.
Robert G. Edwards, Ph.D.
The Minnesota Legislature is currently considering legislation prohibiting the presence of intentionally added PFAS in a variety of consumer products by 2026 and in all consumer products by 2032.