Which products have been withdrawn, recalled or banned from the market in the EU in the last week (Published on: 24/04/2015)

In its weekly overview of its Rapid Exchange of Information System (RAPEX), the EU has produced the following report) on the products that have recently been withdrawn, recalled or banned from the European market. The RAPEX system covers non-food products posing a risk to consumer health and safety, and highlights the commercial importance of product…

US firms ‘fail’ in conflict mineral disclosures, European proposals fail to live up to expectations

Nearly 80 per cent of U.S. public companies analysed by human rights groups are failing to adequately check and disclose whether their products contain conflict minerals from Central Africa, a new report by Amnesty International and Global Witness has revealed. Under Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Act firms must now submit annual reports to US regulators detailing…

Which products have been withdrawn, recalled or banned from the market in the EU in the last week (Published on: 03/04/2015)

In its weekly overview of its Rapid Exchange of Information System (RAPEX), the EU has produced the following report on the products that have recently been withdrawn, recalled or banned from the European market. The RAPEX system covers non-food products posing a risk to consumer health and safety, and highlights the commercial importance of product…