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Can We Fix It? Yes We Can! New EU Right To Repair Laws Adopted
Legislation setting out new EU-wide rules on reparability, availability of spare parts and access to repair and maintenance information for certain appliances has been adopted and will apply from 2021.
European Union
22 Oct 2019
AV/ICT Equipment: Don't Let Standards Slip! New Single Safety Standard IEC 62368 Coming Into Force
Businesses need to start thinking about this and making preparations now.
European Union
16 Oct 2019
Charging Ahead: One Size Fits All - EU Proposal For Harmonised Chargers For Mobile Phones And Other Consumer Devices
The European Commission has launched a public consultation on proposed new rules to harmonise chargers for mobile phones and potentially extending to other consumer devices sold in the EU.
European Union
14 Jun 2019
Five Key Takeaways From ICPHSO Annual Product Safety Symposium, Washington 2019
The Cooley team was there in full force and is pleased to bring you a round-up of some of the highlights.
United States
21 May 2019
No Deal? No (Initial) Problem! Unless You Have Importer Syndrome
OPSS publishes guidance on product safety in the event of a "No Deal" Brexit.
28 Mar 2019
Fantastic Four: The Search For Regulatory Super Heroes
The Regulatory Excellence Awards form another part of the OPSS' increasingly active role in promoting its product safety agenda.
26 Feb 2019
To Register Or Not To Register? That Is The Question
The Office of Product Safety and Standards is launching a new research project to examine why many consumers do not register their household products, in an effort to learn what more can be done to boost registration rates.
6 Feb 2019
The Only Way Is Ethics: EC Publishes Draft AI Guidelines
The EC's High-Level Expert Group on Artificial Intelligence recently released the first draft of its Ethics Guidelines for Trustworthy AI.
United States
31 Jan 2019
Playing Safe: Toy Safety Directive Public Consultation Closing Soon
Public consultation forms part of the evaluation of the performance of the Directive against its key objectives.
United States
6 Dec 2018
UK Product Safety Regulator Publishes Detailed Strategy For The Future – Opportunities And Challenges For Innovative Companies
Today, the new UK Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) published its detailed strategy paper, outlining its plans and priorities for its future activities.
20 Aug 2018
AI'll Be Back… EC Strategy Paper On AI Targets Liability And Safety Laws For Further Review
The EC's paper recommends further steps to prepare for the arrival of AI and ensure European leadership in the technology
United States
16 May 2018
Key European Market Surveillance Reforms Debated In Brussels Public Hearing
Last month, the Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection held a public hearing on the Goods Package (read our previous blog on the Goods Package here).
17 Apr 2018
UK Government Invites Smart Thinking From Industry On Standards For Connected Appliances
The UK Government has announced a consultation on its proposal for standards to safely regulate home smart appliances.
28 Mar 2018
New UK Market Surveillance Database
The UK intends to set up a product safety database in preparation for Brexit in order to support market surveillance and the management of product safety issues in the UK.
United States
21 Mar 2018
Rapid Alert; Steady Growth
The European Commission has released its 2017 Annual Report on the Rapid Alert System for Dangerous Products.
European Union
19 Mar 2018
Code Of Practice For Product Recalls Published By UK Office For Product Safety
The Code provides detailed guidance for business and regulators on product safety recalls and corrective actions.
15 Mar 2018
You Brexit, You Buy It: EU Notice Sets Out Post-Brexit Position For EU Product Rules
EU notice considers potential impact on economic operators, authorised representatives, and Notified Bodies as a result of Brexit.
15 Mar 2018
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