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07/09/2011 European surveillance authorities for industrial chemicals meet in Tampere
The Finnish Safety and Chemicals Agency (Tukes) is hosting a joint meeting of the EU chemicals surveillance authorities in Tampere on 7–9 September...
09/06/2011 New Mining Act to enter into force on 1 July
Press release of the Ministry of Employment and the Economy   In accordance with a Government proposal, the new Mining Act is planned to enter into...
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...
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