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The following jurisdictions are covered in this report:
Argentina; Australia; Brazil; Denmark; European Union; France; Germany; Greece; Ireland; Japan; Mexico; South Korea; Switzerland; Ukraine; United Kingdom; USA
The set of questions relating to the topic of Product Recall and answered by the guide for each jurisdiction covered include:
What basic laws govern the safety standards that products must meet in your jurisdiction?
What basic steps and safety requirements must be satisfied before a product can be marketed in your jurisdiction?
Is there any guidance on the application of the product safety legal framework, or related commentary around its effectiveness?
Who enforces the product safety laws in your jurisdiction? If there are multiple regulators, how do their activities intersect and to what extent do they cooperate?
What enforcement actions are available to the regulatory authorities? What penalties may they impose for non-compliance with product safety laws?
What is the typical process for enforcement actions and what procedures are involved? What rules govern enforcement actions?
How prevalent is enforcement action under the product safety laws? Have there been any notable recent examples of enforcement actions?
What mechanisms are available to companies to challenge the imposition of enforcement actions?
What events or conditions trigger a requirement to notify the product safety authorities of issues discovered in
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