Within the IV quarter 2009 inspectors of territorial bodies for protection of the rights of consumers of Gospotrebstandart of Ukraine checked 29,7 thousand pyrotechnic household products. From them it is rejected and removed from realization of 11,1 thousand (37,3%). For the specified period 107 subjects of housekeeping who realized pyrotechnic products were checked. At 80 from them it is revealed any violations (74,7%), reports a press - Gospotrebstandart's service.
The main shortcomings, from - for which goods were rejected and removed from realization, were absence of necessary, available, reliable and timely information about goods (64%); absence of accompanying documents concerning quality and safety (41,8%); discrepancy to requirements of the normative documents (ND) (21,6%).
Considerable part of pyrotechnic products which are offered consumers, - foreign production. Usually, such products have no appropriate marking (absent date of production). Also they have no necessary, available, reliable and timely information about the producer, his location and so forth. Noted violations are found almost in every second area of Ukraine.
The vast majority of Christmas-tree decorations and electric garlands had no corresponding marking (there is no information on the name and the address of the producer, date of production, the instruction ND). Such violations are found in the Kherson, Nikolaev, Cherkassk, Chernigov areas and in ARE the Crimea.
Besides, not single facts of realization of electric garlands without documents which certify their quality and carelessness are established. Such production can pose threat for health and life of citizens, first of all children. These violations were established in the Kherson, Nikolaev, Cherkassk, Chernigov areas.
On the revealed violations during realization of goods of the New Year's range it was imposed penalties on total amount of 48,4 thousand UAH