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Bulgaria among leaders in alerts for dangerous goods

Author: Novinite, Published on: 25 March 2014

Bulgaria is in the Top 5 of EU countries with most alerts for dangerous products, shows data of the Rapid Alert System for non-food dangerous products RAPEX. Most alerts came from Hungary – 12% of all, followed by Germany – 11%, Spain – 11%, Bulgaria – 8% and Great Britain – 6%. The complaints from Bulgaria were 191 – mostly for clothes of low quality…The majority of bad products in EU came from China and Turkey…15% of the low quality or dangerous products were from the EU. Two percent were from Germany and Italy, Bulgarian were 1%...In 25% of the cases consumers complained from clothes and textile products, 25% from toys, 9% from electrical appliances, 7% from vehicles and 4% from cosmetic products. The most frequent problems were injury (23%), choking (14%), electrical shock (12%) and suffocation (9%).

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