Legislation Would Aid Consumers in Holding Foreign Manufacturers Accountable for Dangerous Products
“Finally, foreign corporations will be on notice that their products must meet our standards and be subject to our legal system,” added Tarricone. “Not only will American businesses be on a level-playing field with foreign corporations, but consumers will now have the added security that our civil justice system offers.”
Aside from the toxic drywall produced, this legislation would cover imported products seen in the news like poisonous toothpaste that contained diethylene glycol, children’s toys and jewelry coated with toxic levels of lead paint, and pet food that contained melamine, a compound used to make plastic.
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