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Act on Making Products Available on the Market
(Product Safety Act - ProdSG)*

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Translation provided by the Language Service of the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs.

Stand: Produktsicherheitsgesetz vom 27. Juli 2021 (BGBl. I S. 3146, 3147)
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Version information: Product Safety Act as of 27 July 2021 (Federal Law Gazette I p. 3146, 3147)
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Division 1
General Provisions
Section 1Scope of application
Section 2Definitions
Division 2
Prerequisites for making products available on the market and for the exhibition of products
Section 3General requirements for making products available on the market
Section 4Harmonised standards
Section 5Standards and other technical specifications
Section 6Additional requirements for making consumer products available on the market
Section 7CE marking
Section 8Authorisation to issue statutory instruments
Division 3
Regulations governing the authorising authority
Section 9Tasks of the authorising authority
Section 10Requirements relating to the authorising authority
Section 11Powers of the authorising authority
Division 4
Notification of conformity assessment bodies
Section 12Applications for notification
Section 13Requirements for the notification of the conformity assessment body
Section 14Presumption of conformity
Section 15Granting of authorisation, notification procedure
Section 16Obligations of the notified body
Section 17Reporting obligations of the notified body
Section 18Subsidiaries of a notified body and subcontracting
Section 19Revocation of authorisation issued
Division 5
GS mark
Section 20Award of the GS mark
Section 21Authorisation to act as a GS body
Section 22Obligations of the GS bodies
Section 23Involvement of external bodies
Section 24Obligations of the manufacturer and the importer
Division 6
Market surveillance, Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Health and Product Safety Commission
Section 25Market surveillance
Section 26Tasks of the Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Section 27Product Safety Commission
Division 7
Provisions on penalties and administrative fines
Section 28Administrative fines provisions
Section 29Provisions on penalties
Design of the GS mark