2016.11.01 - JA2014 Mid-term Newsletter

News release 01.11.2016

 Early results from Joint Action 2014

In a workshop at the end of May in Ljubljana, PROSAFE presented the progress achieved by the participants in the Joint Action 2014. 53 market surveillance officials and stakeholders attended the two-day meeting. The workshop demonstrated that considerable progress had been made and that sampling and testing were well underway in all the five product groups in the Action. Preliminary test results are now available and reveal that the market surveillance authorities have again identified the riskiest products on the market.

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2016.06.01 - Newsletter JA2015 launch

News release 01.06.2016

Members States successfully launch JA2015 in end April 2016

PROSAFE continues the success from the Joint Action 2014 (the biggest PROSAFE Joint Action ever) and launches an equally large Joint Action 2015. In the coming two years, 35 market surveillance authorities from 26 EU Member States or EEA countries will identify and remove non-compliant products in five product categories: soothers and soother holders, plasticised toys, playgrounds, electrical household appliances and power tools.

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2016.02.25 - Newsletter JA2013 Final

Newsletter 25.02.2016

JA2013 tackles  product safety issues

On 26 January, PROSAFE hosted a well-attended workshop to present the results of the Joint Action 2013. This project, supported by the European Commission, saw 25 authorities from 21 European countries take action against unsafe products in order to safeguard European consumers. 

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2016.04.27 - Newsletter Rapid Alert System

News release 27.04.2016

Keeping European Consumers Safe - Rapid Alert System for Dangerous Non-food Products 2015 Report

The European Commission has published in the beginnign of this week the Rapid Alert System 2015 report. PROSAFE congratulates the Commission on this achievement.

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2015.10.31 - Newsletter JAChina2

Newsletter JAChina2 31.10.2015

Cooperation between Chinese Export Control Authorities and the European Product Safety Authorities Enters the Practical Phase

November marks the beginning of the practical cooperation in the Joint Action China. Laboratory Comparison Tests will start beginning of November with the aim to verify that Chinese and European laboratories assess non-compliances the same way and arrive at the same conclusions. Shortly after, a practical pilot will launch in Shanghai, Shenzhen and Rotterdam to explore whether Chinese and European authorities can use each other's control information to target their own controls more efficiently on those goods that compromise the safety of the consumers and the wealth of our societies.

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