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Consumer & Product Safety Day, 26 October 2010


Mr. John Dalli, EU Commissioner for Health & Consumers
Keynote speech
Mr. Paolo Martinello, President of BEUC
Digital era challenges of consumer policy in a global world
Ms. Joanne Vincenten, Director, European Child Safety Alliance, EUROSAFE
Approaches to advancing child safety policies in Europe for professionals, politicians and parents
Mr. Stephen Russell, Secretary-General, ANEC
European consumer organisation in standardisation
European consumer expectations of product safety
Mr. Laurent Selles, Deputy Head of Unit "Cosmetics & Medical Devices", DG SANTE
Case Study 1 - Cosmetics: The EU Regulation of Cosmetic Products – How consumer safety is implemented
Ms. Catherine Van Reeth, Director-General, Toy Industries of Europe, TIE
Case Study 2 - Toys: The importance of Education in the Toy Industry's Commitment to Safety
Mr. Hans Bender, President, International Association for Soaps, Detergents & Maintenance Products, AISE
Case Study 3 - Detergents: Best practices for a safe and sustainable use of products via regulatory and voluntary work
Mr. Paul Coebergh van den Braak, BusinessEurope
Consumer product safety: a matter of balanced responsibilities
Mr. Bertil Heerink, Director-General, European Cosmetics Association, COLIPA
Consumer safety and business development: an avenue of synergy between China and the EU