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Published in 1998, this book seeks to analyse in a comparative framework laws relating to product safety. These include standard setting, general safety obligations, (enforcement agencies), recall of products, export control, product accident monitoring and information exchange systems. The countries studied will include UK, USA, Canada, France, Germany, Sweden, Australia, New Zealand, as well as EC law in the light of the recent EC product safety directives.
First published 1998 by Dartmouth and Ashgate Publishing.
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1. Consumer Product Safety Regulation. Introduction. Data Collection. Pre-Market Controls. Post-Market Controls. Export Controls 2. Product Safety The European Dimension. Why is Product Safety a Matter of Concern to Europe? Technical Barriers to Trade. Technical Standards Directive. Positive Harmonisation. Relationship Between Essential Safety Requirements and Standards. Standardisation. Conformity Assessment. EHLASS. General Product Safety Directive. Fortress Europe? Conclusions 3. International Product Safety. Introduction. WTO. ISO. OECD. UN. Conclusions 4. United States. Introduction. Consumer Product Safety Commission. Voluntary Standardisation. Conclusions 5. United Kingdom. Introduction. Accident Data Collection. Legal Regulation. Standardisation. Consumer Movement. Conclusions 6. France. Introduction. History. Institutions. Law of 1 August 1905. Law of 21 July 1983. General Criminal Law. Reform. Standards. Conclusions 7. Germany. Introduction. Data Collection. Institutions. Geratesicherheitsgesetz (GSG). Implementation of the EC General Product Safety Directive. Standardisation. Conclusions 8. Conclusions. Internationalisation of Consumer Product Safety. Role of the Regions. Deregulation Standards and Beyond. Consumer Input. Regulators. Exports. Final Hopes.
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