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General Product Safety Regulation (GPSR)

This section includes articles and information about the General Product Safety Regulation (GPSR) and the former General Product Safety Directive (GPSD).

The assessment of product safety under the GPSR: What is new?

The assessment of product safety under the GPSR adds additional elements for producers to consider. What is new?

What does the accident reporting obligation under the new EU GPSR mean for economic operators?

The reporting of potential hazards of products and actual accidents changed under the new GPSR. This is what Economic Operators must know.

What is the difference between the EU GPSR (General Product Safety Regulation) and the old EU GPSD (General Product Safety Directive)?

What is new in the Europeans Union's GPSR in comparison to the previous GPSD?

When will the full replacement of the EU GPSD (General Product Safety Directive) come into force?

The current GPSD is almost 22 years old. The complete overhaul of this Directive into the new GPSR is expected to be completed near the end of the second quarter of 2023. There will be a transition period. These are the details.