The CCPC is responsible for the safety of non-food consumer products covered by certain EU Directives in Ireland, and for monitoring and processing consumer product recalls.
Find out more about product safety legislation and the relevant legislation that applies to your business.
Find out how to notify an unsafe product to the CCPC.
We are also the Irish contact point for the European Commission’s Internet-based rapid alert system for the notification on hazardous non-food consumer items (Safety Gate).
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All businesses involved in placing toys on the market, including manufacturers, importers, distributors and retailers, have specific duties in ensuring that toys meet strict safety standards.
A business is obliged to inform both the manufacturer (if it is not the manufacturer) and the competent authority as soon as it becomes aware that a non-food consumer product may pose a risk to the safety and health of consumers.