Sara Balzano

RAPEX statistics

Tuesday, 21 April 2020 13:36 RAPEX statistics

 

Weekly updated statistics on products that do not comply with the New Legal Framework legislation. 
Number of non-conformities per EU product legislation based on RAPEX (Rapid Alert System for dangerous nonfood products).

Report No 16 published on 17 April 2020, alert number A11/00039/20

Gloves to be used to protect against risks from the presence of micro-organisms must have equivalent or better characteristics than those described in EN 374-5.

Report No 15 published on 10 April 2020, alert number A12/00563/20

Date of application of Regulation (EU) 2017/745 on medical devices postponed by one year

Report No 14 published on 3 April 2020, alert number A12/00506/20

RAPEX: Work gloves - serious alert

Friday, 27 March 2020 14:10 RAPEX

Report No 13 published on 27 March 2020, alert number  A12/00478/20

The COVID-19 pandemic and the rapid spread of the virus in Europa has greatly increased the need for personal protective equipment (PPE) such as masks, gloves, protective suits or goggles and medical devices such as surgical masks, examination gloves and certain types of gowns.

Inform users of the residual risks

Wednesday, 25 July 2018 17:06 Guidelines

The operating instructions are essential for the machine as they provide the user with the information necessary to operate the machine in safety conditions.

The list of minimum contents of the instructions for use given in Directive 2006/42/EC is not exhaustive. The manufacturer of the machinery should also provide other information that may be necessary. The Machinery Directive states in requirement 1.7.4.2 that " each instruction manual must contain, where applicable, at least the following information ...".

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