Safety of Product as a Main Aspect of Toys Quality

Anna Michalska , Alicja Maleszka

Abstract

The aim of the study was to discuss the importance of the product safety, which is a main aspect of product quality. On the example of toys which are one of the leading product groups in the European Rapid Alert System for non-food dangerous products (RAPEX), there have been presented some evidence, that the product safety is still an issue on the polish market. This happens, despite the fact that the quality requirements are set by both European directives and national acts, what is more market surveillance system operates in Poland. are also some quality marks confirming the safety of toys on the market. There are presented some independent certification bodies which offer voluntary certification services dedicated to toys. This could be an additional way of verifying the product quality, also in safety aspects. In conclusion, the problem with safety of toys is still present. There have been set new acts, in order to tighten the market surveillance also in Poland in 2016 which concern some groups of products, among others toys.
Author Anna Michalska (WT / KPPJ)
Anna Michalska,,
- Department of Natural Science and Quality Assurance
, Alicja Maleszka (WT / KPPJ)
Alicja Maleszka,,
- Department of Natural Science and Quality Assurance
Pages85-95
Publication size in sheets0.5
Book Matuszak-Flejszman Alina, Joachimiak-Lechman Katarzyna (eds.): Current Trends in Commodity Science : Selected Aspects of Organization, Product and Process Management, 2017, Uniwersytet Ekonomiczny w Poznaniu, ISBN 978-83-948206-2-6, 169 p.
Keywords in Englishproduct safety, toys quality, Toys Directive, voluntary product certification
Languageen angielski
Score (nominal)20
Score sourcepublisherList
ScoreMinisterial score = 20.0, 23-09-2020, MonographChapterAuthor
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