H.R.6421 - Consumer Protection Act of 2010111th Congress (2009-2010)
Summary: H.R.6421 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)
Introduced in House (11/17/2010)
Consumer Protection Act of 2010 - Provides that it shall not be a defense to a tort claim in any U.S. court that a manufacturer of a product has fulfilled that manufacturer's duty of care when providing all of the necessary information to a learned intermediary, who then interacts with the consumer of the product.
Defines a "learned intermediary" as a person licensed under applicable state or federal law to advise a consumer whether or not to use the product in question.