CTIA orders a kettle to be recalled from the market, risk of electric shock

(Prague, 10 September 2021) The Czech Trade Inspection Authority has found that there is dangerous electrical equipment In the domestic market. It is the Activer kettle type 14018051/A16211. During use, accidental switching on of an empty kettle with non-functioning thermal protection may melt the plastic cover of the lower part of the kettle and its base, so the live parts of the product with dangerous voltages of 230 V would expose. The CTIA has ordered the product to be withdrawn from the market.

Director General of the Czech Trade Inspection Authority has asked to be relieved of his duties

(Prague, 7 September 2021) The Director General of the Czech Trade Inspection Authority, Mojmír Bezecný, has asked the Minister of Industry and Trade, Karel Havlíček, to be relieved of his duties. He did so in the past few days in accordance with the Civil Service Act. "This decision was made mainly for private and family reasons. It is a personal decision," says the Director General of the Czech Trade Inspection Mojmír Bezecný.

Energy intermediaries keep using unfair practices

(Prague, 3 September 2021) In the second quarter of this year, the Czech Trade Inspection Authority inspected compliance with legal regulations in the offer and provision of services related to the conclusion of energy supply contracts. It completed two inspections during this period and found that in one case the trader had misled the consumer and provided false information, which may lead the consumer to make a decision that they would not have made otherwise.
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