RAPEX (the EU Rapid Information System for nonfood products) is the system which allows EU Member States and the European Commission to share information quickly and efficiently about dangerous products found on the European market and to inform consumers about potential risks to their health and safety. The statistics of RAPEX in 2015 are indicated below:
In 2015, the Commission distributed through the RAPEX system 2,123 notifications on consumer products posing risks to health and safety, which decreases by 12.8% compared to 2014(2,435 notifications).
Total number of notifications: 2004-2015 (Excerpt from RAPEX)
The following five most frequently notified risk categories accounted for 84% of all notifications, among which hazardous chemical risk is the first highest. In 2014 chemical risk is the second highest, In 2013 is the third highest, the ranking showed upward trend year by year.
Notifications of Origin
About 62% of the dangerous products notified in 2015 originated from China (including HongKong). The data of 2015 is decreased.
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