RAPEX Report 2008 Shows Rise in Number of Detected Dangerous Products

The European Commission’s annual report on the Community rapid alert system for non-food dangerous products (“RAPEX”) reveals that the number of dangerous consumer products withdrawn from the EU market rose by 16% in 2008 compared to 2007.

Toys (498 notifications), electrical appliances (169 notifications) and motor vehicles (160 notifications) alone accounted for 53% of all notifications on products posing a serious risk in 2008.

2 responses to “RAPEX Report 2008 Shows Rise in Number of Detected Dangerous Products

  1. Вихър Георгиев

    Well, the name may not be the best in the Universe 🙂

    However, the system is working and is cited as good practice throughout the world.

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