Goods package and safer products

Event date: 31/08/2018
Goods package and safer products

A propososal for a regulation adopted by the Commission on 19 December 2017, aims to strenghten controls by nationals market surveillance and customs authorities to ensure that products are safe and comply with the Union rules.

The legislation covers a large proportion of products marketed in the EU in more than 20 industrial sectors, including electro-technical products, machinery, radio/telecoms equipment, toys, medical devices, construction products and high speed rail systems.
The package consists of two regulations and a decision designed to remove barriers to the free movement of goods while improving consumer safety. 

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During a meeting of the Committee on Internal Market and Consumer Protection (IMCO), MEPs vote on the reports by Nicola Danti (S&D, IT) and by Ivan Štefanec (EPP, SK) on Goods package and on Safer products.

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