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Safety without borders: International Product Safety Week 2016

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The International Product Safety Week will take place this year from 14 to 18 November. Regulators and stakeholders from more than 40 countries will meet to exchange their ideas and experiences on current product safety matters. This year, the event will focus on the challenges brought about by the digital economy.

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European Consumer Summit 2016

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The European Commission's Directorate-General for Justice and Consumers hosted the 2016 edition of the European Consumer Summit: "EU consumer law: still fit for purpose? Achievements and challenges", on 17 October 2016 in Brussels.

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International Product Safety Week 2016

Consumer policy

The European Commission's Directorate-General for Justice and Consumers hosted the 2016 edition of the International Product Safety Week (IPSW) from 14 to 18 November in Brussels.

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Protecting European consumers: toys and clothing top the list of dangerous products detected in 2015

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[i]The European Commission published new figures today showing that, in 2015, more than 2,000 dangerous products triggered EU-wide alerts. The Commission, EU Member States and businesses are working together to ensure that these unsafe consumer goods are removed from the European market. A key challenge is the increasing share of products bought online from outside the EU.[/i]

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