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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Newsletter 25.02.2016

JA2013 tackles  product safety issues

On 26 January, PROSAFE hosted a well-attended workshop to present the results of the Joint Action 2013. This project, supported by the European Commission, saw 25 authorities from 21 European countries take action against unsafe products in order to safeguard European consumers. 

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News release 27.04.2016

Keeping European Consumers Safe - Rapid Alert System for Dangerous Non-food Products 2015 Report

The European Commission has published in the beginnign of this week the Rapid Alert System 2015 report. PROSAFE congratulates the Commission on this achievement.

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Newsletter JAChina2 31.10.2015

Cooperation between Chinese Export Control Authorities and the European Product Safety Authorities Enters the Practical Phase

November marks the beginning of the practical cooperation in the Joint Action China. Laboratory Comparison Tests will start beginning of November with the aim to verify that Chinese and European laboratories assess non-compliances the same way and arrive at the same conclusions. Shortly after, a practical pilot will launch in Shanghai, Shenzhen and Rotterdam to explore whether Chinese and European authorities can use each other's control information to target their own controls more efficiently on those goods that compromise the safety of the consumers and the wealth of our societies.

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Newsletter 19.05.2015

Mid-term conference presents the good progress in JA2013 

In a workshop in beginning of May in Warsaw, PROSAFE presented the progress achieved by the participants in the Joint Action 2013. The two-day meeting was attended by some 35 market surveillance officials and stakeholders. The workshop showed that sampling and testing is well on the way for all five product groups addressed by the Action. Preliminary test results already reveal that the market surveillance authorities have been able to pick the most risky products from the market in their work. 

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Press Release 13.05.2015

Start of the EEPLIANT 

With the kick-off conference held from 29 to 30 April 2015 in Brussels, the EEPLIANT Action has been officially launched. The key objective of the EEPLIANT is to help deliver the intended economic and environment benefits of the EU Energy Labelling and Ecodesign legislations by increasing the rates of compliance with the EU energy efficiency requirements. Please also follow us on  Twitter Button s @EEPLIANT

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Newsletter 01.04.2015

JA2013 Chemicals in Clothing - Progress during March 2014 - March 2015

The Joint Action 2013, Activity Chemicals in Clothing issued a Newsletter for stakeholders mid-term to give an update on the progress achieved so far. The working group is awaiting for the results from the testing of the samples they collected during the winter 2014/15. The project has a further twelve months to run and will conclude with the Final Workshop for JA 2013 which will probably be held in February 2016.

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