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Criminal Resource Manual 1448 Tampering With Consumer Products -- The Offenses

1448

Tampering with Consumer Products—The Offenses

The Federal Anti-Tampering Act, Pub.L. No. 98-127, 97 Stat. 831, October 13, 1983, created section 1365 of Title 18, United States Code, which makes it an offense to tamper with consumer products or to engage in related conduct. It was enacted in response to the Tylenol poisoning deaths in the Chicago area in the fall of 1982.

[cited in USAM 9-63.1100]

Updated February 19, 2015