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EU: Toys and automobiles top list of dangerous products detected

EU: List of dangerous products detected

The European Commission today released its 2017 report about dangerous products. The report shows that in 2017, an EU alert system was increasingly used by national authorities with more than 2,000 alerts on dangerous products circulated through the system. Toys (for example several models of the popular fidget spinners), cars, and motorcycles topped the list of dangerous products detected and removed from the market.


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According to an EC release, the majority of dangerous products came from outside the EU, with China being the number one country of origin. The EC reported it continues to cooperate closely with Chinese authorities, working together to discuss specific cases and implement actions, such as exchange of good practices.


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Douglas Zuvich | +1 (312) 665-1022 |

Andrew Siciliano | +1 (631) 425-6057 |

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