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05/04/2013 Importers of chemicals are controlled in a Europe-wide project
  The third enforcement project co-ordinated by the Forum for Exchange of Information on Enforcement of the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has be...
14/01/2013 Safety of nanomaterials jointly charted by the authorities and the industry
  The safety of nanomaterials is investigated in the EU’s just-beginning extensive Nanoreg project as a joint effort by the authorities and the ind...
13/12/2012 Tests on Christmas toys revealed serious safety deficiencies
Serious safety deficiencies were detected in the traditional safety tests on Christmas toys. The Finnish Safety and Chemicals Agency (Tukes) select...
19/11/2012 Blinds that can cause accidental strangulation are removed from sale
  In their joint control procedures, the Finnish Safety and Chemicals Agency (Tukes) and the Finnish Customs have discovered several blinds that ca...
05/10/2012 Accident investigation revealed deficiencies in EURENCO Vihtavuori Ltd´s identification of chemical risks
Fire damage at EURENCO Vihtavuori Ltd's gunpowder factory in Laukaa (Finland) was caused by the rapid combustion of vaporized ether. No specific re...
19/09/2012 Safety data sheets and chemical notifications to comply with new EU Regulation in December 2012
  As of 1 December 2012, the safety data sheets on chemicals must comply with the EU Regulation No 453/2010. As the chemical notifications sent to ...
30/08/2012 New telephone numbers on 4 September 2012
  The Finnish Safety and Chemicals Agency (Tukes) adopts new telephone numbers on 4 September 2012, starting with +358 295 instead of +358 106. Acc...
19/06/2012 Accident investigation revealed deficiencies in process safety management of Talvivaara Sotkamo Ltd
The probable technical cause of the accident in the yard of the Talvivaara Sotkamo plant, which resulted in the death of an employee, was a reactio...
08/05/2012 Most RAPEX notifications in EU about dangers related to clothing, textiles and fashion items
  In 2011, a total of 1,556 notifications of products posing a serious risk to consumers’ health and safety were made in the European Union member ...
23/03/2012 European market surveillance authorities meet in Tampere
The Finnish Safety and Chemicals Agency (Tukes) is hosting a meeting of the European market surveillance authorities in Tampere on 27 March 2012. A...
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