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Standard helps suppliers produce safer consumer products – NZS ISO 10377:2017

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A new standard will help to reduce the risk of a consumer being injured by unsafe or dangerous products. NZS ISO 10377:2017 Consumer product safety – Guidelines for suppliers provides guidance and tools to identify, assess, eliminate, or reduce potential safety risks, before a product enters the market. 

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Standards for consumer safety have been developed with the aim of ensuring that products made, or imported, into New Zealand are safe and reliable. The reassurance provided by standards covers hundreds of products for work and play. These include dishwashers, garden hoses, fire protective clothing, and cycle helmets.

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