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4097978001 - The General Product Safety Directive...

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The General Product Safety Directive (2001/95/EC) - GPSD 8 June 2006
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2 The General Product Safety Directive (GPSD): scope ± The GPSD applies to: Non-food consumer products; ¾ Placed on the consumer market (new and second- hand); ¾ Products initially designed for professional use that migrated to the consumer market; ¾ Products made available to consumers in the context of a service for use by them.
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3 The General Product Safety Directive (GPSD): scope (cont.) ± The GPSD does not applies to: ¾ Services; ¾ Products used by suppliers of services when providing the service to consumers;
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4 The General Product Safety Directive (GPSD): scope (legal) ± The GPSD applies in its entirety to consumer products not covered by product specific legislation (including Directive 87/357 of 25 June 1987) ± The GPSD applies to products covered by specific legislation if provisions not included in the specific legislation.
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5 Objectives of the Directive ± Ensure all consumer products placed on the market are safe. ± Ensure the proper functioning of the internal market .
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6 The « added-value » of the Directive ± A general safety requirement for products not subject to specific legislation; ± “safety management” requirements for producers
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