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26/03/2014 Strong RAPEX cooperation improves consumer safety
  In 2013, a total of 2,364 notifications of dangerous products were entered in the European RAPEX system. The number of notifications has quadrupl...
21/03/2014 Airsoft eye and face protectors withdrawn from market
  The Finnish Safety and Chemicals Agency (Tukes) has withdrawn from the Finnish market seven non-conforming eye and face protectors used in airsof...
14/03/2014 World Consumer Rights' Day: learn more about chemicals
ECHA celebrates the World Consumer Rights' Day 2014 by publishing more information about the safe use of chemicals for consumers.
10/02/2014 Rape and turnip rape seeds treated with neonicotinoids can be used from 3 March to 30 June 2014
  The Finnish Safety and Chemicals Agency (Tukes) has made the decision to permit the sale, marketing and use of rape and turnip rape seeds treated...
31/12/2013 The death of electrician in Savitaipale was caused by insufficient observance of safety instructions
  The accidental death of an electrician in Savitaipale on 17 April 2013 was caused by insufficient observance of safety precautions. An electricia...
19/11/2013 Citizens called to contribute to improvement of chemical hazard communication
  The first national chemical hazard communication plan is under preparation in Finland, and the first draft version is now ready. An open hearing ...
03/10/2013 Minor defects in lighters
  After testing Tukes has discovered only minor defects in cigarette lighters. Finnish Safety and Chemicals Agency (Tukes ) had ten cigarette light...
10/06/2013 Nordic co-operation promotes electrical safety
  Nordic co-operation in electrical safety aims at accident prevention and early identification of safety risks.  Electrical accidents in the Nordi...
16/05/2013 Notifications of dangerous products increase in the EU
  In 2012, a total of 1,938 notifications of products posing a serious risk to consumers’ health and safety were made in member countries of the Eu...
17/04/2013 The safety of dry suits must be ensured before placing them on the market
  Dry suits are classified as personal protective equipment that must meet European safety requirements. Before placing dry suits on the market, th...
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