There is one summary for H.R.542. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (02/08/2011)

Consumer Protection Act of 2011 - Invalidates as a defense to a tort claim in any court in the United States 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.