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28/05/2014 The guide 'A Safe Home for a Child' now available in English
  The guide 'A Safe Home for A Child' was published by the Finnish Safety and Chemicals Agency (Tukes) in April 2014. The English-language version ...
25/03/2014 Strong RAPEX cooperation improves consumer safety
  In 2013, a total of 2,364 notifications of dangerous products were entered in the European RAPEX system. The number of notifications has quadrupl...
21/03/2014 Airsoft eye and face protectors withdrawn from market
  The Finnish Safety and Chemicals Agency (Tukes) has withdrawn from the Finnish market seven non-conforming eye and face protectors used in airsof...
07/10/2013 Minor defects in lighters
  After testing Tukes has discovered only minor defects in cigarette lighters. Finnish Safety and Chemicals Agency (Tukes ) had ten cigarette light...
16/05/2013 Notifications of dangerous products increase in the EU
  In 2012, a total of 1,938 notifications of products posing a serious risk to consumers’ health and safety were made in member countries of the Eu...
17/04/2013 The safety of dry suits must be ensured before placing them on the market
  Dry suits are classified as personal protective equipment that must meet European safety requirements. Before placing dry suits on the market, th...
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...
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 ...
16/01/2012 Lots of deficiencies in hair dye labelling
  Lots of deficiencies in hair dye product labelling were detected in a surveillance project conducted by the Finnish Safety and Chemicals Agency (...
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