Bulgaria's Consumer Protection Commission Bans 243 Dangerous Goods
Nearly 70% of the 17,834 complaints received in Bulgaria's Commission for Consumer Protection in 2013 have been handled in favor of citizens, the institution reports.
The most frequent complaints concern faulty communication and audio-visual equipment, home appliances and services, shoes and furniture.
A total of 243 types of dangerous goods posing health risks have been banned, mostly products intended for children.
Consumers have been complaining in regards to the provision of quality tourism products. After carrying out 8990 inspections, the Consumer Protection Commission have drawn up 1034 statements.
Some 169 tourist accommodation establishments have been temporarily closed, due to providing services without the required rating or certificate of registration.
What a useless areticle. Complete waste of space. What consumer items were identified? What areas of commerce are involved? Why were they banned? How will people who have these items know there may be a risk? Where is the list readily available (and please do not say it is in a foreign country i.e. the Independant Republic of Sofia.