- June 23, 2020
Review of the general product safety directive | Consultation period 23 June 2020 - 21 July 2020
The aim of the initiative is to revise Directive 2001/95/EC on general product safety to preserve its role as safety net for consumers, by updating it to regulate the safety of non-food consumer products in light of challenges brought by new technologies and online selling, to simplify processes and to ensure better enforcement and more efficient market surveillance. The initiative should ensure equal treatment for all products (alignment with Regulation (EU) 2019/1020) and businesses.
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