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

Children all over the world have suffered serious injuries and even death from accidents involving cords and drawstrings on their clothes. For example, children have been seriously injured in cases...

May 8, 2017

Amber teething jewellery

Amber beads are often sold as baby teething aids in the form of amber teething jewellery including necklaces, bracelets and anklets. Do not use these products as relief for babies...

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. Cords and chains on window blinds and curtains...

May 8, 2017

Toys

What is a toy? Tips before you buy Tips after you buy Are any toys excluded from toy safety legislation? Second hand toys What do I do if I find...

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

If children climb on furniture it could tip over and cause them serious harm. Young children can pull themselves up on a TV stand and cause it to fall on...

January 16, 2017

Gas and electrical appliance safety

Gas, electrical and electronic products for use in the home must comply with , and they must carry the CE mark. Faulty gas or electrical products can lead to serious injury...

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