The Consumer Safety and Health Network's First Ordinary Plenary Meeting will be held in Brasilia, in September

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Mato Grosso, Brazil, conducts training on Consumer Safety and Consumer Product Accidents

(POR) The National Institute of Metrology, Quality and Technology of Brazil (INMETRO), through the Institute of Weights and Measures of Mato Grosso (Ipem-MT), held a Workshop on Consumer Safety/Consumer Product Accidens during August 6th to 8th. The Workshop brought together about 25 participants including nurses and nursing technicians from Cuiabá. more

 

Secretary General Insulza Calls for Deeper and Stronger Cooperation in the Consumer Safety and Health Network (CSHN)



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Consumer Safety and Health Network Regional Workshop Opens Successfully
(EN) On Monday July 21st, the Consumer Safety and Health Network (CSHN) inaugurated the Regional Workshop on the Substantive and Procedural Aspects of the Inter-American Rapid Alerts System with emphasis on Risk Assessment, which is being held at the OAS Headquarters in Washington, D.C.
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International Awareness Week on Button Battery Safety was held in Brussels
The campaign is promoted by the OECD; with support from the OAS and participation of
jurisdictions from all over the world, including Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru and the US...
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Brazilian Local Agencies train their officials in Consumer Safety and Health
The Agency for Metrology and Quality of the State of Mato Grosso provided training to its professionals in conformity assessment, together with Cuiaba’s Emergency Response Department and the State’s Consumer Protection Body...
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BBB partners with UVA to organize Self-Regulation Conference
The U.S. Council of Better Business Bureaus and the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business have created a one-of-a kind…
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Brazil State Metrology Agency organizes Workshop on Consumer Safety and Health and Consumption Accidents
The Metrology State Agency of Mato Grosso do Sul, together with INMETRO, held on May 28, 2014, a workshop…
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Caribbean States move forward in Consumer Product Safety

The Seventh Meeting on Consumer Affairs of the Caribbean Community was held during April 24 and 25 in ...
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Brazil launches campaign on the importance of consumer product recalls from the market


Chile invites to participate in public consult regarding safety regulation for children products
The National Service for the Consumer (SERNAC) of Chile invites the general public to participate in the public consultation organized by the Ministry of Health (MINSAL)...
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Brazilian Local Authorities of Consumer Protection and Health Strengthen Cooperation on Product Safety

On March 14 the workshop on "Consumer Accidents and Creation of the Consumer Safety and Health Network of the Americas in Brazil" took place in...
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INMETRO's delegated organs create document to strengthen the CSHN-Brazil
On February 17, 2014, an important meeting with the delegated organs of INMETRO was held. In this meeting , 18 of the 26 states of Brazil were represented...
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Chile makes progress on Consumer Safety and Health with Safety Manual for Consumption
The National  Service for Consumers of Chile (SERNAC), published a Safety Manual for Consumption, through which they seek to present consumers...
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Suriname Promotes Awareness on Consumer Protection

The Consumer Affairs Department of the Ministry of Commerce Industry of Suriname has successfully organized awareness activities for consumers aimed at informing consumers about their rights and duties...
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Consumer Safety and Health Network (CSHN) International Seminar on Market Recall Practices for Defective Products: Toys and Children's Products – III Edition
Lima, Perú. from November 6 to 7, 2013

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CSHN Graduate Course: Management of Market Surveillance Systems on Consumer Product Safety
Online / Washington – February to June, 2013

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International Consumer Safety and Health Week

Washington – February 25 to March 1, 2013

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2013 ICPHSO Annual Meeting and Training Symposium

Washington – February 26 to March 1, 2013

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International Forum: Progress and challenges, Consumer Legislation

Lima, Peru – November 19, 2012
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Ibero-American Forum for Consumer Protection Government Agencies (FIAGC) meeting
Santiago, Chile - November 15 and 16, 2012
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II International Forum on Consumer Protection – INDECOPI / UNCTAD

Lima, Peru - November 12 and 13, 2012
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Uruguayan and Argentinean Conference on Consumer Law

Mar del Plata - Buenos Aires, Argentina
- November 9 and 10, 2012
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IV Euro-American Congress on Consumers’ Legal Protection and II International Meeting of Thinkers on Cooperation
Guaíra, Brazil - November 6 to 8, 2012
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