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EU Product Safety Reform: A New Dawn Under Regulation (EU) 2023/988

May 31, 2023 EU Product Safety Reform: A New Dawn Under Regulation (EU) 2023/988

Whitepaper Overview:

This whitepaper reviews the seminal aspects of Regulation (EU) 2023/988 on general product safety, with a special focus on new requirements that do not exist under the General Product Safety Directive.

This will thereby highlight the increased compliance burdens to be expected by companies in the near future.

This Whitepaper Covers:

Key points discussed in this whitepaper include:

  • Enlarged and clarified product scope.
  • Mandated product safety processes.
  • An improved recall and surveillance system.

*This whitepaper was originally published on 31st May, 2023. Further regulatory developments may have occurred after publication. To keep up-to-date with the latest compliance news, sign up to our newsletter.


Joyce Costello

Joyce Costello, Senior Regulatory Compliance Specialist, Compliance & Risks

Joyce Costello BCL, LLM is a Senior Regulatory Consultant in the Global Regulatory Compliance Team at Compliance & Risks.

With over ten years expertise in global RoHS legislative and product safety conformity assessment requirements, Joyce also works closely with customers to assist them in understanding the implications of evolving regulation on their products.