Month: March 2018

Security is for life, not just for Christmas: UK review of the security of consumer IoT products

Jamie Humphreys and Carol Roberts

The review includes a draft Code of Practice, which includes proposed steps to improve the cyber security of consumer IoT products.

New UK market surveillance database

Carol Roberts

The database forms part of preparations for Brexit.

Rapid Alert; steady growth

Edward Turtle

European Commission’s Rapid Alert System for Dangerous Products sees growth in alerts and follow-up actions.

English Court clarifies test for forseeability risk

Rod Freeman and Jamie Humphreys

The ruling provides food for thought to those managing new risks.

You Brexit, you buy it: EU notice sets out post-Brexit position for EU product rules

Carol Roberts

EU notice considers potential impact on economic operators, authorised representatives, and Notified Bodies as a result of Brexit.

Code of Practice for Product Recalls Published by UK Office for Product Safety

Rod Freeman and Jamie Humphreys

The Code provides detailed guidance for business and regulators on product safety recalls and corrective actions.