CTIA detected counterfeits for 8.5 million CZK in Vyšší Brod

(České Budějovice, August 30, 2019) The Czech Trade Inspection Authority of the South Bohemian Regions and the Vysočina Region carried out an extraordinary inspection at the marketplace in Vyšší Brod. It took in total 1,426 counterfeits in the value of originals amounting to CZK 8,538,780. “In these cases, CTIA officers started administrative proceedings with inspected persons. A sanction amounting up to 5 million CZK can be imposed for breaches of the Act on Consumer Protection. Selected counterfeits will be used for humanitarian purposes, the...

All sellers in stands sold alcoholic beverages to juveniles

(Hradec Králové, August 27, 2019) The Czech Trade Inspection Authority of the Hradec Králové Region and Pardubice Region inspected compliance with the prohibition to sell alcoholic beverages to persons under 18 years at the HIP HOP Kemp festival in Hradec Králové. CTIA officers carried out six inspections and detected violations of legal regulations in all cases. Five cases related to the sale of alcoholic beverages to juveniles.

CTIA prohibited a dangerous hairdryer

(Prague, August 23, 2019) The Czech Trade Inspection Authority found a dangerous hairdryer Sencor which was offered and sold in the Czech market. Within laboratory tests, the plastic cover melted and the parts of the electric circuit uncovered. The user can burn in the consequence of the melting or get in touch with the parts of electric circuit and get injured by the electric current.

CTIA inspected electric hair care products

(Prague, August 22, 2019) Within an international surveillance project, the Czech Trade Inspection Authority carried out inspections focused on electric products offered in the EU market. The CTIA inspected nine models of hairdryers, curling irons and hair irons. Five of the products failed to meet the requirements.

CTIA prohibited the car „Stunt Radio Control“

(Praha, August 21, 2019) The Czech Trade Inspection Authority found out that a toy „Autíčko STUNT RADIO CONTROL” is offered in the Czech market. The toy significantly exceeds the permitted limits of lead and cadmium. Further, the information that the toy isn’t suitable for children under three years, is displayed only in English on the packaging.

A dangerous baby carrier „Lionelo Isa Red“

(Prague, August 16, 2019) The Czech Trade Inspection Authority detected a baby carrier which isn’t completely safe for babies. We speak about the product “Lionelo Isa Red” from which the baby can fall out or from which it can tear and swallow a plastic sticker.

Inspections of toys proved repeated flaws

(Prague, August 15, 2019) The Czech Trade Inspection Authority evaluated inspections focused on compliance with the Act on Technical Requirements for Products. It inspected toys intended for children under 14 years. In the 1st quarter of 2019, it carried out 458 inspection and found violations of legal regulations in 299 cases.
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