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Market surveillance aims to ensure safety, health and consumer protection as well as fair competition between companies. Market surveillance means that public authorities inspect that products made available on the market fulfil all legal requirements, including that they are correctly marked and tested. The responsible authority shall take measures against economic operators whose products do not comply with legislation.

The Market Surveillance Council is a national coordination body for market surveillance in Sweden. It functions as a forum for information and exchange of experiences between authorities and shall facilitate contacts between competent authorities, business and consumer organisations.

  • CE-marking

    The CE marks is the manufacturer´s assurance that the product complies with all regulations set on it on the basis of relevant EU Directives.

  • Safety Gate

    Each week, the European Commission publishes a compilation of the dangerous products against which the Member States have taken action.

  • Product legislation guide

    Here you will find more information about relevant product legislation and the responsible Swedish authority.

  • What is marknadskontroll?

  • What should I consider when importing a product from a third country?

  • What is CE marking?

Market Surveillance Council

At present, 17 market control authorities are represented in the Market Surveillance Council.