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ISSN: 1896-382X     eISSN: 2353-2866    OAI    DOI: 10.18276/epu.2018.131/2-26
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Issue archive / nr 131 (2) 2018
Products dangerous for consumers imported from China in RAPEX notifications

Authors: Marcin Pigłowski
Akademia Morska w Gdyni Wydział Przedsiębiorczości i Towaroznawstwa Katedra Towaroznawstwa i Zarządzania Jakością
Keywords: dangerous non-food products European Union China RAPEX
Year of publication:2018
Page range:9 (275-283)
Klasyfikacja JEL: C38 F53 I10 K32 P46
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The legal basis and principles of functioning of the Rapid Alert System for dangerous non-food products (RAPEX) were presented. The research included the notifications submitted in the RAPEX system for products from China in the period 2005–2016. The dependences between product categories and year, level of risk, product user, submitting country, risk type and the entity taking measures were examined. The cluster analysis, scatterplots and pivot tables were applied. The most important problems were identified as well as the need for further cooperation between the European Commission and China.
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