PAS 7100:2018 - Supporting Better Product Recalls
What is PAS 7100 about?
The Code provides practical guidance to help ensure businesses can act promptly and effectively to protect public safety should a consumer product be found to be unsafe.
Part 1 of the Code sets out practical guidance on:
- Monitoring product safety and traceability
- Product Safety Incident plans
- Managing a recall or corrective action situation
Part 2 of the Code provides guidance on the role of Market surveillance Authorities in supporting businesses to meet the code requirements.
Who is this PAS 7100 for?
PAS7100:2018 is intended for use by producers, importers and distributors of non-food consumer products irrespective of type or size.
Why should you use PAS 7100?
Taking the time now to develop and implement your own Product Safety Incident Plan will mean that should a safety issue arise in the future with the products that you supply, you will be adequately prepared to act quickly and decisively to deal effectively with such matters.
The PAS 7100 code is available to download, free of charge, from here
Further information on PAS 7100 code is available from Gov.uk here
The Gov.uk new video help for businesses to tackle product safety issues is available here
Environmental Health Officers from our Health and Safety and Consumer Protection Team will continue to visit business to check compliance with respect to their obligations regarding consumer product safety requirements. Officers also provide support to businesses by helping to signpost to appropriate guidance and information on product safety.
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