The SPEAC project conducted an online training in cooperation with the Ningbo Customs District Technology Center (NCTC) on “EU Product Safety Rules” on 19 January 2021.
SPEAC Senior Product Safety Expert Richard SARGEANT, and Dr. DENG Yun from NCTC delivered an overview on alerted toy product safety problems, EU toy safety requirements, manufacturers’ key responsibilities, problem analysis and potential solutions. They also shared their experience on EU market surveillance and Chinese inspection & testing. Moreover, with supports by the officials from EU DG JUST and DG GROW, the experts answered 10 questions collected from the audiences online.
231 participants from toy and juvenile products manufactories, testing institutions, market surveillance authorities and industrial associations joined the training. According to the survey during the training, 94% thought the training was very useful for their daily work, and for 6% it was partly useful.
A training certificate, jointly issued by SPEAC and NCTC, and the presentation PPT were provided after the training, the training video with Chinese subtitle will be published on the “Recorded Training Events” of the SPEAC website soon.
More training cooperation with NCTC is planned.