145.000 pieces of dangerous fireworks removed before salgsstart

It is possible to buy fireworks in the Danish shops from Sunday, 15. december to and including 31. december. Already in the Danish shops opened its doors for

145.000 pieces of dangerous fireworks removed before salgsstart

It is possible to buy fireworks in the Danish shops from Sunday, 15. december to and including 31. december.

Already in the Danish shops opened its doors for the sale of the nytårskrudt on Sunday, the Danish safety technology authority removed up to 145.000 pieces of dangerous fireworks from the market.

It happens after a extensive, they where the Danish safety technology authority has inspected and tested the rockets, batteries, and other fireworks in the course of 2019.

It writes the Danish safety technology authority in a press release.

- the Figure covers both over the fireworks, which has been tested and found hazardous, and anything that is not labeled in accordance with the rules, says trade and industry minister Simon Kollerup (S) in the press release.

- Therefore we have asked the industry to tighten up on the monitoring, and the Danish safety technology authority will take more stringent sanctions if they experience repeated violations, he says.

From Sunday 15. december to and including 31. december is it possible to buy his fireworks in the Danish shops.

In the context leads the Danish safety technology authority inspections to ensure that the fireworks being sold are legal.

- the Danish safety technology authority has planned 240 supervision in the period. It means that they come around about every sixth point of sale and checks if the fireworks are properly labeled and conforms to the rules, says business and enterprise minister.

All fireworks that are sold in Danish shops, must be CE-marked.

This means that the fireworks comply with EU law and meets the essential safety requirements.

the CE mark indicates that the manufacturer has got the fireworks tested and approved.

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Updated Date: 16 December 2019, 03:00

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