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News & SPEAC Activities

Here is the latest news on non-food consumer product safety in the EU and in China. To follow the upcoming activities of the SPEAC project, keep an eye on this section!

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Find EU product safety rules applicable to your product. The SPEAC Finder summarises information on product safety legislation, standards, and guidelines in a user-friendly manner. Reliable and structured information only one click away.

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EU Product Safety Rules

Why is product safety important?

Product safety is important to ensure the well-being and protection of consumers.

What are the safety issues?

Product safety problems mainly exist with toys, child and baby products, and electrical household items.

What are the most common product safety risks?

Chemical poisoning, choking, electric shock and fire are the most noted risks for consumers.

What makes a product safe?

Everyone in the chain of supply, from the manufacturer, importer, distributor to the retailer has some responsibility to ensure that the critical safety rules are met. However, there is a particular responsibility placed on the manufacturer.

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WEEKLY REPORT

Safety Gate: Rapid Alert System for dangerous non-food products

The Safety Gate rapid alert system enables quick exchange of information between EU/EEA member states, the UK and the European Commission about dangerous non-food products posing a risk to health and safety of consumers. By checking this website, you can see what safety problems have been caused by others, helping you avoid making the same mistakes.

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