The European Commission has launched a public consultation on the evaluation of Directive 85/374/EEC on the liability of defective products.
The consultation is aimed at collecting stakeholder's views on the application and performance of the Directive on liability for defective products, in particular with regard to:
The results of the public consultation will provide evidence to assess the extent to which the provisions of the Directive have been effective and efficient, relevant (given the needs and its objectives), coherent (with other EU policies), and whether they have achieved EU added-value.
The consultation is addressed to all interested parties, and in particular producers and insurers, business representatives, consumers, as well as public authorities and researchers. It consists of three online questionnaires addressed to producers, consumers and public authorities respectively.
To contribute to the consultation, visit the dedicated webpage.