Consumer product safety — Guidelines for suppliers
|Publication Date:||15 April 2013|
|ICS Code (Domestic safety):||13.120|
|ICS Code (Services for consumers):||03.080.30|
|ICS Code (Home economics in general):||97.020|
This International Standard provides practical guidance to suppliers on assessing and managing the safety of consumer products, including effective documentation of risk assessment and risk management to meet applicable requirements.
This International Standard describes how to:
- identify, assess, reduce or eliminate hazards;
- manage risks by reducing them to tolerable levels;
- provide consumers with hazard warnings or instructions essential to the safe use or disposal of consumer products.
This International Standard is intended to apply to consumer products, but might also be applicable to decisions concerning safety in other product sectors.