The Consumer Protection Directorate identifies and evaluates the everyday and extreme risks arising from chemicals and radiation. It draws up effective protection strategies and raises the awareness of the general public and experts to these risks.
The directorate helps to create a legislative framework on an international level, plays a coordinating role for Switzerland and is involved in the creation of fair, clear and internationally harmonised legislation for consumers and business. It is responsible for monitoring products and implementing legislation.
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Last modification 01.03.2019