Product safety

Product safety

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.

RAPEX weekly summary reports

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 (RAPEX). See RAPEX reports here.

Child safety and window blind cords

Find out how to keep children safe from window blind cords which can pose a serious risk.

Notify an unsafe product

Find out how to notify an unsafe product to the CCPC.

Product safety legislation

Find out more about product safety legislation and the relevant legislation that applies to your business.

Banned products

European law prohibits the sale of certain dangerous products, including some cigarette lighters and fireworks.

Toy safety

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.

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