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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Furniture tip-overs (November 2017) 

Window covering cord safety (June 2016)

Laundry detergent capsules (March 2015)

Button battery safety (June 2014)


 Online Product Safety

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Online Product Safety Sweep Results 

Online Product Safety: Trends and Policies 


 Risk Assessment



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 tracebaility


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)

Association of Shoutheast Asian Nations (ASEAN)

International Consumer Product Health and Safety Organization (ICPHSO)


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