A decent Black Friday. Overall businesses record improvement over last year but sales levels fall shy of 2019.
26 November 2021
The usual popularity of gadgets, electronics and appliances was this year once again re-confirmed Following...
The GRTU held a meeting for members in the toy sector in collaboration with MSA and invited the MSA to give a presentation on the current and future regulation and the work done by market surveillance on the subject. The most important points were:
1. CE-Mark: It is the only mark which symbolises the conformity of the product with the applicable European requirements and it may only be affixed by the original manufacturer of the product, or his authorised representative.
2. Labelling, Instructions for use, Warnings and Technical Documentation.
It was explained by the MSA that the rules on the new legislation coming in as on 20th July 2011 will be stricter and more burdensome.
As to enforcement it was suggested that for problems to e avoided the importer should ensure to have all the documentation before importation, ensure CE mark is affixed to the product, know the supplier and carry out tests on samples before finalising the an order. They also explained that a number of inspections, product tests, warnings and withdrawals were done during 2009.
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