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European Regulation of Consumer Product Safety

Christopher Hodges

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199282555
eISBN:
9780191700217
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282555.001.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This book examines the European Community legislation that regulates the safety of consumer products. The book surveys the extent to which this legislation aims to and succeeds in achieving safety ... More


Provisions Covering General Product Safety

Duncan Fairgrieve and Richard Goldberg

in Product Liability

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780199679232
eISBN:
9780191932885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199679232.003.0025
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

The main purpose of this book is to provide a detailed statement of the principles governing the civil liability of manufacturers and others for damage or loss caused by defective products. In ... More


Public Interest Lost

in The People's Agents and the Battle to Protect the American Public: Special Interests, Government, and Threats to Health, Safety, and the Environment

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226772028
eISBN:
9780226772042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226772042.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

The fundamental principle—that government has a vital role to play in protecting people from harm—could lead to endless arguments in the arena of traditional social welfare programs over exactly when ... More


Regulating Hazardous Chemicals

Ken Geiser

in Chemicals without Harm: Policies for a Sustainable World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262012522
eISBN:
9780262327015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012522.003.0002
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

During the 1970s, the U.S. federal government enacted a series of laws designed to control human health and environmental risks of pesticides, drugs, food additives, cosmetics, industrial chemicals ... More


A Clear Conscience: Setting Helmet Standards and Legal Responsibility for Injuries, 1960s–1970s

Kathleen Bachynski

in No Game for Boys to Play: The History of Youth Football and the Origins of a Public Health Crisis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653709
eISBN:
9781469653723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653709.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

In the late 1960s, longstanding criticisms of the lack of football helmet standards became complementary to broader calls for product safety research and regulation. Several non-profit voluntary ... More


Considering New Initiatives

Ken Geiser

in Chemicals without Harm: Policies for a Sustainable World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262012522
eISBN:
9780262327015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012522.003.0004
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

While U.S. federal chemical policy development largely ceased after 1980, major developments occurred in other countries and internationally. In 2006 the European Union significantly overhauled the ... More


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