The following are obliged to place only safe products on the market
- Manufacturer of the product
- Manufacturer's representative, if there is no representative the importer of the product
- Other professionals in the supply chain, who may affect the safety properties of a product placed on the market.
TRaC’s General Product Safety Testing service is familiar with all the issues involving safety associated with your products. We can help you comply with all regulatory requirements for general product safety testing and labeling globally, in which a product is developed, produced or marketed.
TRaC’s General Product Safety Testing service will help you fulfill compliance requirements with the General Product Safety Directive regulations. We can help you implement a Global Product Safety Plan that provides a common yet flexible and effective means to implement and assure consistent and appropriate Product Safety assessment of Company operations and products throughout all businesses, and worldwide.
The General Product Safety Directive sets up a system for rapid exchange of information (RAPEX) concerning products posing a serious risk to consumers. The implementation of Rapex in the EU, allows officials in one country to report a dangerous product, the alert then goes out to all 27 EU member states. The rapid alert system is for all dangerous consumer products, with the exception of food, pharmaceutical and medical devices.
General Product Safety Directive regulations cover traceability, batch marking and sample testing of products.