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Implementing a Robust Consumer Product Safety and Compliance Program

Key elements and approaches for establishing an effective consumer product safety and compliance program

A recent report by a leading national consumer organization revealed that several popular products on store shelves, particularly toys in toy chains, malls, and dollar stores, contain high levels of dangerous chemicals which pose significant safety risks for consumers. Regulatory bodies are closely watching and scrutinizing consumer product organizations, who in turn are looking to step up their product safety and compliance programs to avoid litigations and penalties. Organizations are aiming to build product safety and compliance programs that will enable them to adhere to the existing and emerging regulations, meet quality and safety expectations, have visibility across supply chains, and identify and address their emerging risks. In order to achieve this, organizations need to identify the key components that contribute to an effective consumer product safety and compliance program, as well as develop the strategies and tools needed to integrate and automate various elements within the program.

Drawing from significant experience in risk and compliance in the consumer products industry, Joan Mattson, President of International Consumer Product Health and Safety Organization (ICPHSO) and independent product safety consultant, will join Keri Dawson, Vice President of ComplianceOnline Advisory Services at MetricStream, to provide insights and the steps required to build a robust consumer product safety and compliance program. This webinar will also shed light on how organizations can:

  • Integrate key elements such as policy, risk, audit, and compliance in their product safety and compliance programs
  • Manage the right product information with the appropriate data
  • Ensure product integrity by validating and testing materials and finished goods
  • Collaborate with suppliers to identify issues and implement corrective and preventive actions
  • Track and report vendor performance

Join the webinar
The webinar is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, December 04, 2012, at 11 am Eastern Time. To register for this event, and to learn more about the webinar and speakers, please click here.

About MetricStream
MetricStream is a market leader in Enterprise-wide Governance, Risk, Compliance (GRC) and Quality Management Solutions for global corporations. MetricStream solutions are used by leading corporations such as UBS, P&G, Constellation Energy, Pfizer, Philips, BAE Systems, Twitter, SanDisk, Cummins and Sonic Automotive in diverse industries such as Financial Services, Healthcare, Life Sciences, Energy and Utilities, Food, Retail, CPG, Government, Hi-tech and Manufacturing to manage their risk management, quality processes, regulatory and industry-mandated compliance and corporate governance initiatives, as well as several million compliance professionals worldwide via the portal. MetricStream is headquartered in Palo Alto, California and can be reached at

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