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Surveillance of consumer goods imported via the Port of Felixstowe

The Trading Standards Import Surveillance Team works as part of the OPSS Product Safety at Ports and Borders Programme.
About the Import Surveillance Team
Our import surveillance team carries out examinations of high risk consumer products arriving in the UK via the Port of Felixstowe.
Information for Importers and Agents
If you receive a notification on CHIEF, you need to send documentation to the Border Referral Team.
Guidance for importing toys
The Toys (Safety) Regulations 2011 set out the legal requirements for the safety of new toys supplied by a business.
Guidance for importing e-scooters
Manufacturers, their representatives, and importers must ensure that e-scooters meet the requirements of the Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regulations 2008.
Guidance for importing electrical equipment
Electrical equipment is required to comply with the Electrical Equipment (Safety) Regulations 2016.
Guidance for importing cosmetic products
Check what you need to do to import cosmetic products into Great Britain.