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The New Zealand Standards Organization (SNZO) has released a standard intended for consumer product safety. The standard is named as NZS ISO 10377:2017 Consumer product safety — Guidelines for suppliers.

This standard issues practical guidance to suppliers on assessing and managing the safety of consumer products, including effective documentation of risk assessment and risk management to meet applicable requirements.

The standard outlines the following:

  • how to identify, assess, reduce or eliminate hazards; manage risks by reducing them to tolerable levels
  • provide consumers with hazard warnings or instructions essential to the safe use or disposal of consumer products

The standard was released on March 27, 2017.



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