North America Consumer Product Safety Summit 2021 – Summary
September 20, 22-23 2021
On September 20, 22-23, 2021, Health Canada's Consumer Product Safety Program hosted the fifth trilateral North America Consumer Product Safety Summit virtually with the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Mexico's Federal Attorney's Office of the Consumer (PROFECO).
During the Summit, consumer product safety regulators from Canada, Mexico and the United States discussed key accomplishments since the first Summit in 2011, domestic priorities for the coming years and potential areas for future bilateral and trilateral collaboration. The first day of the Summit consisted of closed meetings for regulators. The second and third days featured panel discussions open to stakeholders on consumer product safety topics such as e-commerce and COVID-19, the safety of seniors, the Internet of Things, and safety by design.
At the conclusion of the Summit, the Principals from Health Canada, Mexico’s Consumer Protection Federal Agency (PROFECO) and the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) issued their fifth Joint Statement, supporting continued cooperation and engagement in promoting the safety of products made and sold across North America.
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