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Consumer Product Safety

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Geraint G. HowellsReader in Law, University of Sheffield

ISBN13: 9781855214743
ISBN: 1855214741
Published: August 1999
Publisher: Routledge
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

The aim of this book is to analyze in a comparative framework, laws relating to product safety. These include standard setting, general safety obligations, export control and information exchange systems. The countries studied include the UK, USA, Canada, France, Germany, Sweden, Australia and New Zealand, as well as EC law in the light of EC product safety directives.

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Consumer Law
Part 1 Consumer product safety regulation: introduction; data collection; pre-market controls; post-market controls; export controls.
Part 2 Product safety - the European dimension: why is product safety a matter of concern to Europe?; technical barriers to trade; technical standards directive; positive harmonization; relationship between essential safety requirements and standards; standardization; conformity assessment; EHLASS; general product safety directive; fortress Europe; conclusions.
Part 3 International product safety: introduction; WTO; GATT; ISO; OECD; UN; conclusions.
Part 4 United States: introduction; consumer product safety commission; voluntary standardization; conclusions.
Part 5 United Kingdom: introduction; accident data collection; legal regulation; standardization; consumer movement; conclusions.
Part 6 France: introduction; history; institutions; law of 1 August 1905; law of 21 July 1983; general criminal law; reform; standards; conclusions.
Part 7 Germany: introduction; data collection; institutions; geratesicherheitsgesetz (GSG); implementation of the EC General Product Safety Directive; standardization; conclusions.
Part 8 Conclusions: internationalization of consumer product safety; role of the regions; deregulation - standards and beyond; consumer input; regulators; exports; final hopes.