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Module I – Extended producer responsibilities

Who is to ensure product safety in the EU market?

The system of the free market economy puts the primary responsibility for products, in terms of safety, quality and price, on the economic operators. EU legislation places responsibilities and duties on all those in the chain of distribution, including the manufacturer, importer and distributor.


This module will help Chinese business and their business partners in the EU to understand their responsibilities and what needs to be done.

Learning outcomes

Through attending this module, participants will:

  • Understand the legal responsibilities of all those in the chain of distribution, i.e. manufacturers, importers and distributors
  • Understand what the involved businesses need to do in a practical sense to comply with the rules.
  • Know about upcoming requirements in the future to export to the EU market.
  • Know about Chinese requirements for companies exporting to the EU.

Tags, sub-topics, combination with other modules

Responsibilities of manufacturers, importers and distributors. Routes to conformity. Labelling and traceability.

  • This module can be used stand-alone or in combination with other modules related to exporting products to the EU in general and/or sector specific.

SPEAC finder

Knowledge hub on key product safety requirements, with a smart search engine on internal database (repository of information) and externally such as on the EU legal database and the information about the RAPEX system.

The SPEAC finder is under construction and will be online tentatively in the first half 2022!

SPEAC Academy

Everything you need to know about EU product safety and that you can learn online at your own pace, on your own, in a structured way. Feel free to build your own curriculum and select the modules of interest from the offer, according to your needs. This comes in addition to the direct training formats.

The SPEAC e-learning platform is under construction and will be online tentatively in the first half of 2022!