NEW YORK and FAIRFIELD, N.J., March 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The latest regulatory developments for the apparel and accessories industry will be discussed on Wednesday, March 28, in "The Final Pieces Are in Place for U.S. Safety Regulations," a live seminar for brand manufacturers and retailers that will be held in New York. The free program is sponsored by SGS Consumer Testing Services and Greenberg Traurig, LLP.
The presentation will take place from 1-5 pm with a 5-6 pm reception at Greenberg Traurig's offices on the 15th floor of the MetLife Building, 200 Park Avenue. The agenda will cover Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) regulations, state laws and other developments that industry members need to understand in order to avoid costly recalls and protect their brands from adverse publicity.
Session topics will include:
- CPSC requirements for reasonable testing programs, product certifications, and both component part and third-party testing
- California Prop 65, California Green Chemistry and Washington State requirements
- Enforcement cooperation between customs and CPSC
Advance registration is required and can be completed at http://www.sgs.com/en/Our-Company/Events/2012/03/Seminar-The-Final-Pieces-are-in-Place-for-US-Safety-Regulations.aspx
About SGS Consumer Testing Services
SGS Consumer Testing Services, a division of the SGS Group, is the world's leading verification, testing and certification company. The company's comprehensive testing, product inspection, process assessment and technical services cover the entire supply chain from product development to retailing for electrical products, wireless products, soft line products, hard line products and food products. SGS' global network and expertise provide a single consolidated source that can help manufacturers, suppliers and retailers reduce risk, improve efficiency and product quality, and ensure compliance to both national and international standards. Parent company SGS Group has more than 70,000 employees and over 1,350 offices and laboratories in 140 countries. For more information about Consumer Testing Services, visit www.us.sgs.com/cts
About Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, full-service law firm with approximately 1800 attorneys serving clients from 34 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. In the U.S., the firm has more offices than any other among the Top 10 on The National Law Journal's 2011 NLJ 250. Greenberg Traurig represents clients in many federal and state regulatory and litigation matters, including product safety compliance, customs and international trade and California regulatory matters, including California Prop 65 litigation and counseling. For additional information, please visit www.gtlaw.com.
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