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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 ...
26/11/2009 The safety of small children’s textiles monitored - Dangerous drawstrings still found in children’s clothes
  The most common safety defects found in the small children’s textiles tested in the Consumer Agency’s market surveillance project were the drawst...
26/11/2009 Looking for safe adventures: National surveillance project for programme service safety starts
  A customer taking part in a programme service needs to be able to have a safe adventure experience. To ensure this, municipalities, provincial go...
21/04/2008 Tukes prepares to move in part to Tampere
  Tukes starts to prepare to move part of its operations to Tampere in line with the decision of the Ministry of Employment and the Economy 11 Apri...
27/12/2007 Carefulness and consideration of bystanders needed for fireworks
The sale of fireworks products starts after Christmas. It is good to prepare the fireworks display in advance and think about where to launch them,...
30/11/2007 Gold items sold in the street often fake
  Jewellery and other items sold in the street are almost always fake or stolen goods. It is no use buying gold jewellery from anybody in the stree...
12/03/2007 Smoke alarms withstand cold (5.9.2006)
The cold-resistance of battery-operated smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms was investigated in one of our projects. We purchased five differen...
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