Product safety

You can find guidance and advice to help you produce and sell products that are safe for consumers on the following web pages:

Construction product regulations (pdf, 157kb) - manufacturers, importers and distributors have new obligations and responsibilities when placing a construction product in the marketplace. Designers, architects and builders should also be aware and understand the new requirements on construction products.

Product safety for manufacturers - this gov.uk guide covers the technical and legal requirements for safety, design, packaging and insurance to ensure products are safe and fit for purpose. It includes fireworks (for suppliers, retailers and event organisers); cosmetics; toys and children's products; general safety regulations and product recalls and more. It offers advice on where to get more help if you need it.

Product liability and safety law - this guide from gov.uk covers your responsibilities as a producer, distributor or seller; product safety liability and consequences; and preventing product safety problems.

Business Companion product safety - Business Companion offers a number of guides covering all aspects of product safety, including part-worn tyres, second-hand goods, toys, fireworks, electrical goods and more.

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