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Evaluating The Need For A Product Safety Corrective Action (Memorandum For Board Of Directors)

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Genie Team
Genie Team
Sep, 28 2022

When to use this template

This document provides guidance on how to assess the need for a product safety corrective action when faced with a potential consumer product safety issue. This might entail notification to an authority or a product recall as required by the General Product Safety Regulations 2005 (SI 2005/1803). The guidance is based on the Code of Practice on product recall and other corrective actions (PAS 7100:2022) issued by the British Standards Institution.

Key issues covered in this template

  • Action to take
  • Consumer Safety
  • Correcting the product
  • Inform distributors
  • Inform regulators
  • Product information
  • Safety announcement
  • Safety hazard
  • Safety warning
  • Time and place
  • N/A

What to watch out for

  • When faced with a potential consumer product safety issue, you should assess the need for a product safety corrective action, which might entail notification to an authority or a product recall as required by the General Product Safety Regulations 2005 (SI 2005/1803)

  • You should refer to the Code of Practice on product recall and other corrective actions (PAS 7100:2022) issued by the British Standards Institution when making your assessment

  • The Code of Practice on product recall and other corrective actions can be downloaded free of charge from the BSI website

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Additional information

Business categories

Relevant sectors

Consumer, Public & Health Services

Retail

Wholesale

Relevant company sizes

1 - 3

4 - 19

20 - 49

50 - 249

250 - 999

1000 +

Governing law

England and Wales

Language

English UK

Gender neutral

Yes