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Product and consumer news

  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
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  • European Union, Germany, Hong Kong, United Kingdom
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  • May 13 2014

The Hong Kong Trade Descriptions (Unfair Trade Practices) (Amendment) Ordinance 2012 is now in force. The amendments extend the scope of the

RoHS amendment directive adopted

  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
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  • European Union
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  • July 12 2011

Following agreement between the European Council and the European Parliament, a directive amending the current Directive on the restriction of hazardous substances (RoHS) in electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) has been adopted

Newswatch

  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
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  • European Union
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  • October 25 2010

Europe's monthly RAPEX alert system reports have shown a consistency in the number of notifications; an average of 170 per month

Is your product safe? New guidance published by the European Commission

  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
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  • European Union
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  • February 4 2010

A recent European Commission Decision sets out new guidelines on how to assess the risks associated with non-food consumer products under the General Product Safety (GPS) regime

Annual RAPEX report released

  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
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  • European Union
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  • July 12 2011

The annual round-up of notifications made to the EU's rapid alert system for dangerous products (RAPEX) during 2010 was recently released by the European Commission

Revised directive on the restriction of hazardous substances agreed

  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
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  • European Union
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  • April 14 2011

The existing directive on the restriction of hazardous substances (RoHs) prohibits the use of substances in electrical and electrionic equipment beyond certain thresholds

Guidance on Toy Safety Directive issued

  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
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  • European Union
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  • October 25 2010

The European Commission recently released guidance on the new Toy Safety Directive (200948EC

Report on liability for defective products

  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
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  • European Union
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  • December 5 2011

The European Commission has released a report on the Product Liability Directive (Directive 85374BBC

Newswatch

  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
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  • European Union
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  • July 12 2011

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has published new guidance on labelling and packaging rules for substances and mixtures

European Commission publishes definition of "nanomaterial"

  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
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  • European Union
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  • December 5 2011

The European Commission has published a definition of "nanomaterials" in response to a request by the European Parliament for a comprehensive, science-based definition to apply across a range of existing laws