Proximate Result [Consumer Product Safety Commission] Law and Legal Definition

According to 16 CFR 1500.3 [Title 16 -- Commercial Practices; Chapter II -- Consumer Product Safety Commission; Subchapter C -- Federal Hazardous Substances Act Regulations; Part 1500 -- Hazardous Substances and Articles; Administration and Enforcement Regulations], proximate result means “a result that follows in the course of events without an unforeseeable, intervening, independent cause.”