Tag: Product safety

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May 26, 2017

CCPC concerns about fidget spinner safety

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has a number of roles in relation to product safety, including carrying out market surveillance to identify products that are potentially unsafe. We...

May 8, 2017

Children’s clothes

Cords and drawstrings in children’s clothes Take care to avoid putting clothes which have cords and drawstrings on young children. Children all over the world have suffered serious injuries and...

May 8, 2017

Amber teething jewellery

Amber beads are often sold as baby teething aids in the form of jewellery. Never use amber teething jewellery such as necklaces, bracelets and anklets as relief for babies who...

May 8, 2017

Window blinds

This information is intended as a guide only. You should contact your supplier with any queries regarding the safety of your blinds. Your home should be a place where your...

May 8, 2017

Toys

A toy is defined by EU toy safety regulations as any product intended to be used in play by children under the age of 14. Examples of toys include dolls,...

February 1, 2017

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...

January 16, 2017

Safety tips for Christmas

Tips on staying safe with toys and decorations at Christmas....

January 16, 2017

Safety tips for Halloween

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

January 16, 2017

Furniture

IKEA Ireland have issued the following safety information notice: http://www.ikea.com/ie/en/ikea/secure-it/ This is to avoid furniture tip-over accidents which may injure children. Should you have any concerns about a product you...

January 16, 2017

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...

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