Category: Product Safety

Productwise 3-2-1

Tracey Bischofberger, Matt Howsare and Claire Temple

Productwise 3-2-1, our monthly bite-sized digest of the current key issues in products law.

European Commission Publishes 2020 Product Safety Review

Rod Freeman and Julia Maskell

COVID-19 shifts the focus of product safety reports in Europe, but the usual trends continue.

FCC sets its sights on product compliance breaches

J.G. Harrington and Henry Wendel

We provide an update on some recent FCC decisions that act as a reminder to companies designing, manufacturing and marketing electronic devices of the importance of thorough pre-market review procedures.

See EU later (part 3) – the UK-EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement and its impact on products regulation

Claire Temple , Edward Turtle and Tracey Bischofberger

On 24 December 2020, the EU and the UK reached a deal on the terms of their future free trade and cooperation agreement. Here’s our summary of some of the key impacts on products regulation.

3D printing of spare parts – multi-dimensional implications for consumer product regulation

Edward Turtle and Corinne Robinson

We consider the product compliance, safety and liability implications of the growing use of 3D printed spare parts

EU Representative Actions Clear Last Hurdle

Edward Turtle and Tracey Bischofberger

A new law allowing groups of EU consumers to launch collective actions against traders has passed through the final stages of the legislative process and will enter into force soon.

EU Puts Consumer Rights Back on the Agenda

Edward Turtle and Julia Maskell

Key points in the European Commission’s New Consumer Agenda, which sets out plans for EU consumer policy to 2025.