News release 28.10.2019

Final newsletter from the Joint Action 2016

The final results of the Joint Market Surveillance Action on Consumer Products 2016 (JA2016) are now out and the overview of findings can be reviewed in the latest published Newsletter.

31 Market Surveillance Authorities from 24 European countries work jointly to keep European consumers safe.
The Joint Market Surveillance Action on Consumer Products 2016 (JA2016) is a 26-month pan-European project co-funded by the European Union (EU) that focusses on consolidating and enhancing product safety through effective market surveillance on 5 target product categories across the European Economic Area (EEA). The project is coordinated by PROSAFE, a non-profit NGO - The Product Safety Forum of Europe formed by market surveillance officers and based in Brussels.
The final results from the product inspections, testing and Method Development activities were presented at a 2-day open Final Conference held on 17 and 18 September in Brussels. 

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News release 12.06.2019

Mid-term newsletter from the Joint Action 2016

The preliminary results of the Joint Market Surveillance Action on Consumer Products 2016 (JA2016) are now out and the overview of findings can be reviewed on the latest published Newsletter.

31 Market Surveillance Authorities from 24 European countries work jointly on consolidating and enhancing product safety through effective market surveillance across the European Economic Area (EEA). The project features a number of product-specific and capacity-building (“Method Development”) activities that support market surveillance in identifying and removing dangerous products from the Single Market. The first results demonstrate the achievements of the project to the benefit of the European consumer through the assessment of the risks associated with unsafe products and the enforcement measures taken by the participating authorities, e.g. removal from the market.

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News release 23.05.2018

Member States have successfully implemented all activities of JA2015

Joint Action 2015 announces its final results achieved within the project in its final newsletter. The JA2015 project will be officially over on 7 June 2018. Read more in the Newsletter and if you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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News release 21.11.2017

Europe fights unsafe products to protect consumers

Joint Action 2014 publishes their final newsletter describing the results obtained after a two-year concerted effort to detect and tackle unsafe products to safeguard European consumers. Stay updated with the project development, get in touch with the team for more details and do contact us for more information! 

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News release 20.11.2017

First newsletter from the Joint Action 2016

The Joint Market Surveillance Action on Consumer Products 2016 (JA2016) was officially launched on 1 September 2017.

PROSAFE continues to build on the success of ten years of Joint Actions. In the coming two years, 32 market surveillance authorities from 25 EU Member States or EEA countries will identify and remove non-compliant products in six product categories: baby carriers, cots, electrical toys,
electrical appliances for haircare, impact drills and climbing equipment.
The Joint Action 2016 aims to protect consumers by identifying and removing unsafe products from the European market, to create equal terms and a "level playing field" for business and to support and increase the free flow of goods on the European market.

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News release 17.08.2017

Europe fights unsafe products to protect consumers

Joint Action 2015 publishes their mid-term newsletter describing the results obtained so far in the project implementation.
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News release 01.11.2016

 Early results from Joint Action 2014

In a workshop at the end of May in Ljubljana, PROSAFE presented the progress achieved by the participants in the Joint Action 2014. 53 market surveillance officials and stakeholders attended the two-day meeting. The workshop demonstrated that considerable progress had been made and that sampling and testing were well underway in all the five product groups in the Action. Preliminary test results are now available and reveal that the market surveillance authorities have again identified the riskiest products on the market.

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News release 01.06.2016

Members States successfully launch JA2015 in end April 2016

PROSAFE continues the success from the Joint Action 2014 (the biggest PROSAFE Joint Action ever) and launches an equally large Joint Action 2015. In the coming two years, 35 market surveillance authorities from 26 EU Member States or EEA countries will identify and remove non-compliant products in five product categories: soothers and soother holders, plasticised toys, playgrounds, electrical household appliances and power tools.

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