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15/09/2017 Montreal Protocol signed 30 years ago has grown into a success story in international environmental protection
  16 September marks the 30th anniversary of the Montreal Protocol. Thanks to the protocol, the ozone layer is now recovering and it is expected to...
27/04/2017 Safety defects in children’s fancy dresses
  At this time of the year, shops are offering an abundance of fancy dresses for the May Day parties, and many parents buy them for their children....
31/03/2017 Ore exploration and exploitation on the increase
  Ore exploration operations in Finland started to grow in 2016, despite global downtrend. Drilling conducted by exploration companies increased by...
16/03/2017 Both businesses and consumers benefit from efficient exchange of information
  Bruises, broken bones, electric shocks, harmful chemicals – non-compliant products may pose many kind of hazards to consumers. In 2016, a total o...
13/01/2017 Turvallisuus100+ demonstrates the value of safety in 100-year-old Finland
  The Finnish Safety and Chemicals Agency (Tukes) celebrates Finland’s 100 years of independence by publishing a series of articles under the headi...
05/10/2016 Safety deficiencies in self-balancing scooters
  Since late last year, reports about overheating and fires caused by self-balancing scooters, also known as hoverboards, have been published in th...
16/05/2016 Tukes' new strategy embraces the possibilities involved in the reform of the work of government authorities
  The new strategy of the Finnish Safety and Chemicals Agency (Tukes), for the period up to 2022, emphasises responsibility, accountability, a risk...
16/05/2016 Surveillance of the safety of consumer services to be centralised in Tukes as of 1 May 2016
  Consumer safety surveillance has been part of environmental healthcare, and consumer services have been supervised in municipal co-operation area...
03/05/2016 More responsibilities for importers and distributors about product compliance
  After the adoption of new EU product directives on 20 April, importers and distributors find themselves with more responsibility for product comp...
25/04/2016 Both businesses and consumers benefit from the EU database of dangerous products
  Over 2,000 notifications on dangerous products are issued to the European Rapid Alert System (RAPEX) every year.  Most of the notifications relat...
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