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The Law of Product Warnings and Recalls in Canada

A space should be reserved for this book on the shelf of every Canadian company that makes and/or sells any kind of product. These companies are sure to find this new publication focusing exclusively on the laws concerning product warnings and recalls, to be indispensable.
Publication Language: English
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ISBN/ISSN: 9780433451167

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Protect Your Product: Avoid Costly Mistakes and Liability

A space should be reserved for this book on the shelf of every Canadian company that makes and/or sells any kind of product. These companies and their legal counsel are sure to find this new publication focusing exclusively on the laws concerning product warnings and recalls, to be indispensable. Informative and immeasurably helpful, the text provides advice on best practices and risk management to help companies and their legal advisors avoid product liability.

Features and Benefits

This is the only book in Canada dedicated to this specific area of the law. Find out everything you need to know about protecting your product from liability:
  • Helpful background information - including claims against manufacturers and distributors; procedural issues such as class action lawsuits; damage awards and economic loss
  • Product warnings - covers the duty of manufacturers, distributors and retailers; warning labels and designing the proper warnings
  • Product recalls - when recalls must or should take place; the law in Canada regarding defective products, and helpful comparisons to U.S. law
  • Canadian recall protocols - generally as well as specific statutory requirements covering motor vehicles, drugs, medical devices, natural health products, food, consumer products, electrical products, cosmetic and pest control products
  • Case studies - offer valuable insights on what went right and what went wrong and how to handle product recalls
  • Foreign laws - offers a comprehensive look at how other countries handle product recalls, covering products such as motor vehicles, drugs, medical devices, food and consumer products
  • Company guidelines -covers what you need to know in order to handle a recall, including regulator guidance, industry codes of practice, maintaining proper records and having a recall plan
Who Will Benefit From This Book?

Companies and their legal counsel involved in the manufacturing and selling of products in Canada Tort/Liability Lawyers Judges/Law Libraries/Law Associations International law libraries

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Table of contents

Preface
Chapter 1: Background and History of Product Liability Law
Chapter 2: The Duty to Warn and the Adequacy of Warnings
Chapter 3: When to Recall? A Look at the Common Law
Chapter 4: Protocols for Recalls in Canada Under Statute
Chapter 5: Foreign Jurisdictions
Chapter 6: Guidelines for Companies
Appendices