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Topics Covered

Major Topics
  • Asbestos
  • Building and construction equipment
  • Drugs
  • Electrical equipment
  • Firearms
  • Food
  • Lead paint
  • Machinery
  • Medical devices
  • Motor vehicles
  • Pending litigation
  • Pesticides
  • Product recalls
  • Sports equipment
  • Tobacco
  • Toxic products
  • Wood preservatives
Key Laws and Regulations
  • Consumer Product Safety Act
  • Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act
  • CSPC regulations
  • Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act
  • Federal Hazardous Substances Act
  • Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act
  • Flammable Fabrics Act
  • Medical Device Amendments
  • Motor Vehicle Safety Act
  • NHTSA regulations
  • Poison Prevention Packaging Act
  • Transportation Recall Enhancement, Accountability, and Documentation (TREAD) Act of 2000



Analysis, guidance, and primary source material.


Current reports providing news and developments.

Formats and Frequency

Print reference material is updated regularly and indexed annually. Print notification is issued weekly and indexed quarterly, culminating annually.
Web notification is published continually and archived to 01.19.1996. Email summaries, providing the highlights and table of contents for each report, with URLs to full text articles and documents are also available.