ICPHSO’s 2020 International Symposium and the European Commission’s International Product Safety Week: sustainability, new tech, COVID-19, recalls and traceability
The International Consumer Product Health and Safety Organization (ICPHSO) held its 2020 International Symposium in October, in conjunction with the European Commission’s International Product Safety Week (IPSW) in November 2020. Below are our highlights.
Preparing your business for international trade and product safety & compliance legislation changes come January 1. The reality of the most significant shake-up of UK trade in living memory is fast approaching. Come January 1, 2021, businesses manufacturing, importing and distributing products in the UK will be subject to a […]
The European Commission has adopted its 2021 Work Programme. Measures to improve the sustainability of consumer products feature heavily on the agenda, along with revisions to some key sector-specific product safety rules and an evaluation of the New Legislative Framework for CE-marked products.
EMC, how compatible are we? European Commission consults on rules applying to electrical and electronic devices
A public consultation on the EU Electromagnetic Compatibility Directive has been launched as part of the European Commission’s ongoing evaluation to assess if the rules are still fit for purpose, especially in light of new technologies and the increased prevalence of consumer tech products – this area of law has not undergone major modification in almost 30 years.
UK’s medicines and medical devices regulator to tackle Brexit, technological advancements and regulatory challenges (including from COVID-19) in 2020 and 2021
The MHRA has established five strategic goals for 2020-21 that will impact all those operating in the UK medicines and medical devices industries