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12/05/2011 Information about dangerous products flows more effectively across Europe
Information about products that cause serious risk flows more effectively between EU Member States. The number of notifications in RAPEX, the EU ra...
03/01/2011 Finnish Safety and Chemicals Agency (Tukes) becomes operational
From 1 January 2011 Finland has a new national safety authority. This is following the incorporation of the chemical products surveillance in Finla...
13/10/2010 Window blind cords and roller blind loops can be dangerous for children
  The cords of window blinds and the long loops of roller shades can cause a risk of strangulation to children. Parents are advised to make sure th...
21/05/2010 Tukes moves in Helsinki and Tampere
  The Safety Technology Authority Tukes will move to new premises in both Helsinki and Tampere. At the end of May we relocate from our current Hels...
15/04/2010 Effective flow of information about dangerous products between EU Member States
The RAPEX system for exchanging information between EU Member States helps to prevent dangerous consumer products from being released into new mark...
04/01/2010 Safety of Christmas toys monitored for the 15th time: 20% of toys tested had severe safety flaws
50 toys were checked in the Consumer Agency’s traditional toy safety test. Of the toys tested in the Customs Laboratory, 27 met the set safety requ...
04/12/2009 Product safety surveillance to be transferred from Consumer Agency to Tukes
  On 1 January 2010, Tukes will be taking over the product safety surveillance tasks from the Consumer Agency. Despite the transfer, product safety...
26/11/2009 More information about dangerous products exchanged between Member States
The weekly overview prepared by the Commission useful to retailers The RAPEX system for exchanging information between EU Member States helps to pr...
26/11/2009 Companies to ensure the safety of flotation suits (overalls)
From July, the structure of all the flotation suits sold must be safer than before All flotation suits sold after 1 July 2009 must feature a struct...
26/11/2009 Consumers develop skin symptoms off recliners sold by Koti-Idea Oy in 2006-2007 - Those who have developed skin symptoms asked to stop using the recliners
All persons who have, between April 2006 and March 2007, bought Chinese-manufactured recliners of the Buffalo or Rento brand from Koti-Idea Oy and ...
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