Product safety

Product safety

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) is responsible for the safety of a wide range of non-food consumer products covered by five EU Directives and the regulations coming out of these.

Product recalls

Details of the latest product recalls in Ireland.

Child safety

Safety tips for toys, window blinds and children’s clothes. Information and safety warnings about amber teething jewellery.


The CCPC urges consumers to be on their guard with Hoverboards (also referred to as Balance Scooters, Self-balance Scooters, Balance Wheels, Airboards and Oxboards). If you have purchased a Hoverboard Because of the potential risk of fire, never leave a …

Gas and electrical appliance safety

Gas, electrical and electronic products for use in the home must comply with specific safety regulations, and they must carry the CE mark. Malfunctioning gas or electrical products can lead to serious injury or death – gas appliances can cause carbon …


IKEA Ireland have issued the following safety information notice: This is to avoid furniture tip-over accidents which may injure children. Should you have any concerns about a product you bought which may be affected by this safety warning, please …

Safety tips for Halloween

Tips on what to watch out for when shopping for costumes and props for Halloween.

Safety tips for Christmas

Tips on staying safe with toys and decorations at Christmas.


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