Politique des consommateurs

Consumer Product Safety


 OECD work on consumer product safety aims to improve co-operation amongst jurisdictions. The focus of its mandate is on improving information sharing and promoting greater co-operation among product safety market surveillance, enforcement, and regulatory authorities worldwide by: 


  • Identifying safety issues early
  • Sharing practices and policy law developments
  • Addressing safety concerns in a consistent way
  • Supporting global and regional fora


Product Recalls


OECD GlobalRecalls portal: database of product recalls from around the world

Enhancing product recall effectiveness globally (2018)

Measuring and maximising the impact of product recalls globally (2018)


Awareness Campaigns

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Product recalls
(21-25 October 2019)Safety of products sold online (2018)

Furniture tip-overs (2017) | Window covering cord safety (2016)

Laundry detergent capsules (2015) | Button battery safety (2014)


 Online Product Safety

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Online product safety awareness campaign
(#SafeProductsOnline) (2018)

Online product safety: Trends and challenges (2016)

Online product safety sweep results (2016)



New Technologies


Challenges to consumer policy in the digital age

Consumer product safety in the Internet of Things (2018)

Consumer policy and the smart home (2018)

It's smart, but is it safe?
Joint OECD/EC conference on IoT, Ai and product safety (November 2018)
programme (pdf) | watch the replay

Policy Developments

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Japan   Korea

New Zealand   United States


Risk Assessment


International consumer product safety risk assessment practices

Product risk assessment practices of regulatory agencies (2016)


Earlier reports 


See also


Documents connexes


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