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Rapid Alert System for dangerous non-food products

The Rapid Alert System enables quick exchange of information between 31 European countries and the European Commission about dangerous non-food products posing a risk to health and safety of consumers.

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How does the Rapid Alert System work?

Every day the European Commission receives from national authoritiespdf Choose translations of the previous link  information about dangerous products found and the measures taken. The information may come from producers or distributors who voluntarily organise recalls of the products they found posed a risk to consumers health. A list of dangerous products describing the risk they pose and the measures taken is published every week on the web. Other countries may find the same product in their national markets and add extra information and more measures to prevent the further selling of the dangerous product. All this information is circulated inside the network.

If a manufacturer or distributor finds out that one of their products on sale is dangerous, they have to inform the competent national authoritypdf(150 kB) Choose translations of the previous link .

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