Consumer Safety

Search
Previous 1 2 3 Next 
DateHeading
27/04/2017 Safety defects in children’s fancy dresses
  At this time of the year, shops are offering an abundance of fancy dresses for the May Day parties, and many parents buy them for their children....
16/03/2017 Both businesses and consumers benefit from efficient exchange of information
  Bruises, broken bones, electric shocks, harmful chemicals – non-compliant products may pose many kind of hazards to consumers. In 2016, a total o...
05/10/2016 Safety deficiencies in self-balancing scooters
  Since late last year, reports about overheating and fires caused by self-balancing scooters, also known as hoverboards, have been published in th...
25/04/2016 Both businesses and consumers benefit from the EU database of dangerous products
  Over 2,000 notifications on dangerous products are issued to the European Rapid Alert System (RAPEX) every year.  Most of the notifications relat...
23/11/2015 Safe online shopping requires vigilance – also around Christmas time
  More and more Finns do their Christmas shopping online. Online shopping requires vigilance, as many online stores sell counterfeit goods or, in s...
21/10/2015 Zero tolerance for head injuries in Finnish baseball – focus on use and condition of headgear
  The Finnish Baseball Association (Suomen Pesäpalloliitto ry), manufacturers of protective headgear, the Finnish Safety and Chemicals Agency (Tuke...
03/08/2015 Supervision by the authorities and consumer protection do not cover the online stores of far-off countries
An increasing number of Finns make purchases online. The ease, limitless selections and price attract consumers to shop online. The campaign ‘Infor...
24/03/2015 Nearly 2,500 dangerous products withdrawn from the EU market in 2014
 In 2014, a total of 2,435 notifications on dangerous products were issued to the European Rapid Alert System (RAPEX). Most of the notification...
19/11/2014 Dangerous prams and pushchairs withdrawn from market
  The safety of prams and pushchairs was investigated in a joint European product safety market surveillance project with the Finnish Safety and Ch...
13/11/2014 Defects detected in hearing protectors for children
  Certain hearing protectors for children has been withdrawn from the market due to product defects. The Finnish Safety and Chemicals Agency (Tukes...
Previous 1 2 3 Next