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8401: COSMETICS FROM OUTSIDE EU MAKE UP BULK OF 'DANGEROUS' IRISH IMPORTS

Friday 12 April 2019
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31 per cent of toys imported into EU States last year were deemed 'dangerous' by the European Commission.

In a survey, the majority of imported products classed as being a danger to the public came from China.

Cars accounted for 19 per cent of 'dangerous' imports.

Grace Bolton of the European Commission office in Ireland says cosmetics accounted for the bulk of sub-standard imports into Ireland.

Interviewee: Grace Bolton | Clip duration: 0 minutes 19 seconds | Outwords: were dodgy cosmetics