Consumer policy

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


GlobalRecalls portal

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The OECD GlobalRecalls portal  

brings together infomation on product recalls

being issued arround the world


 Awareness Campaigns  

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 Window Covering Cord Safety

Laundry detergent capsules

Button Battery Safety


 Online Product Safety

keyboard safety


Online Product Safety Sweep Results [report forthcoming]

Online Product Safety: Trends and Policies [report forthcoming]


 Risk assesment



Report on International Consumer Product Safety Risk Assessment Practices 

Product Risk Assessment Practices of Regulatory Agencies

Policy Developments

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Australia    Canada

Japan    Korea

New Zealand    United States



Other projects



Global injury data


Tracking and traceability



Key Reports 


International Consumer Product Safety Risk Assessment Practices


Enhancing consumer product safety information sharing [also available in French]




Summary Report of the October 2008 roundtable on consumer product safety  

[also available in French]


Compilation of responses to the OECD questionnaire on consumer product safety

Analytical report on consumer product safety [also available in French]

Roundtable on Consumer Product Safety


Organization of American States (OAS)

International Consumer Product Safety Caucus (ICPSC)

International Consumer Product Health and Safety Organization (ICPHSO)


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