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2010 | 3 | 10 | 196-208
Article title

Product Safety in the European Union

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Languages of publication
EN
Abstracts
EN
In the field of product safety, common Community rules are designed, part of which is also a rapid exchange of information on consumer products that threaten health and safety of consumers - RAPEX. This thesis explains working of RAPEX and analyzes the data of the annual reports of 2008 and 2009. The next part of thesis describes The Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed that is actually one of the most important tools in ensuring food and feed safety. Its main purpose is to inform members of the system if there are products dangerous for human health on the market, to ensure a rapid action.
Publisher
Year
Volume
3
Issue
10
Pages
196-208
Physical description
Dates
published
2010-01-01
online
2010-10-29
Contributors
  • Faculty of Commerce, Department of Commodity Science and Product Quality, The University of Economics in Bratislava, Dolnozemská cesta 1, 852 35 Bratislava
  • Faculty of Commerce, Department of Commodity Science and Product Quality, The University of Economics in Bratislava, Dolnozemská cesta 1, 852 35 Bratislava
  • Faculty of Commerce, Department of Commodity Science and Product Quality, The University of Economics in Bratislava, Dolnozemská cesta 1, 852 35 Bratislava
References
  • Consumers: The RAPEX annual report of 2008, the number of unsafe products is increasing. Retrieved November 24, 2009, from
  • Corrigendum to Commission Decision 2004/418/EC of 29 April 2004 laying down guidelines for the management of the Community Rapid Information System (RAPEX) and for notifications presented in accordance with Article 11 of Directive 2001/95/EC. 2010. Retrieved February 18, 2010, from
  • Directive 2001/95/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 3 December 2001 on general product safety. 2010. Retrieved February 18, 2010, from
  • Guidelines for the management of the Community Rapid Information System (RAPEX) and for notifications presented in accordance with Article 11 of Directive 2001/95/EC. 2010. Retrieved February 18, 2010, from
  • Keeping european consumers safe 2008 annual report on the operation of the Rapid Alert System for non-food consumer products. Retrieved November 29, 2009, from
  • RAPEX-Latest notification. Retrieved November 29, 2009, from
  • RAPEX statistics (1 January-31 October 2009). Retrieved November 29, 2009, from
  • RAPEX statistics (November 2009). Retrieved February 29, 2010, from
  • RAPEX statistics (December 2009). Retrieved March 22, 2010, from
  • The Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF) Annual Report 2008. Louxembourg. 2009. Retrieved November 29, 2009, from
  • Questions and answers on the Community rapid alert system for non-food dangerous consumer products (RAPEX). Retrieved November 24, 2009, from
Document Type
Publication order reference
Identifiers
YADDA identifier
bwmeta1.element.doi-10_2478_v10151-010-0002-8
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