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CHPA’s argues both constitutional precedent and federal rules on class action lawsuits require classes that capture members who actually have a viable claim and potential right to recovery; not classes in which some consumers are even plausibly harmed.

Sep 7, 2021

CHPA this week filed an amicus brief urging the 9th Circuit US Court of Appeals to confirm an appellate panel’s holding that a class in a class action lawsuit cannot be certified with more than a de minimis number of uninjured class members.

Sep 7, 2021

Janet Woodcock, Cara Welch, other consumer healthcare leaders to discuss emerging trends in OTCs, dietary supplements, and consumer medical devices

Aug 12, 2021

Last week, Senators Chris Coons (D-Del.) and Thom Tillis (R-N.C.) introduced the Stopping Harmful Offers on Platforms by Screening Against Fakes in E-Commerce (SHOP SAFE) Act, intended to protect consumers by stopping the online sale of harmful counterfeit products. This follows introduction of the same legislation by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) and Congressmen Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), Henry C. "Hank" Johnson, Jr. (D-Ga.), and Ben Cline (R-Va.).

Jun 3, 2021

Senators Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) and Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-La.) recently introduced legislation to combat the online sale of stolen, counterfeit, and dangerous consumer products by ensuring transparency of high-volume third-party sellers in online retail marketplaces.

May 5, 2021

In a new letter, ACI and CHPA call on FDA to withdraw its temporary guidance for the manufacturing of alcohol-based hand sanitizer products.

Apr 29, 2021

The American Cleaning Institute (ACI) and the Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) request that FDA withdraw its Guidance for Industry: Temporary Policy for Preparation of Certain Alcohol-Based Hand Sanitizer Products During the Public Health Emergency (COVID-19).

Apr 28, 2021

This week, by a vote of 321-101, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 1996, the SAFE Banking Act. The SAFE Banking Act prohibits a federal banking regulator from penalizing a depository institution for providing banking services to a legitimate cannabis-related business.

Apr 20, 2021

CHPA released the following statement in response to new research published in Clinical Toxicology. The study found nine illegal stimulants, including deterenol, in fraudulently marketed sports and weight loss supplements.

Mar 23, 2021

This week, the House Judiciary Committee had scheduled a hearing on the SHOP SAFE Act, entitled, "The SHOP SAFE Act: Stemming the Rising Tide of Unsafe Counterfeit Products Online." CHPA is an enthusiastic supporter of the SHOP SAFE Act. 

Mar 17, 2021

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