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Office for Competition: Decision

  The Office for Competition approves the Acquisition by CKV Central Limited.  The decision can be found ...

Notification of Concentration

  In terms of regulation 5(4) of the Control of Concentrations Regulations, 2002 published in Legal Notice ...

Notification of Concentration

  In terms of regulation 5(4) of the Control of Concentrations Regulations, 2002 published in Legal Notice ...

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Public Warning Statement against Dario Azzopardi - 3 Group

  The Director General (Consumer Affairs) hereby issues this public statement in accordance with Article ...

Notification of Concentration

  In terms of regulation 5(4) of the Control of Concentrations Regulations, 2002 published in Legal Notice ...

Pesticide residue testing for produce available in Malta

Safeguarding consumers   Plant Protection Products or as better known ‘pesticides’, cover a wide range ...

Office for Competition: Decision

  The Office for Competition approves the Acquisition by HID Corporation Limited.  The decision can be ...

Press Release | Office for Competition

  The Office for Competition refers to the recent announcement from Malta Dairy Products Ltd (Benna) ...

Notification of Concentration

  In terms of regulation 5(4) of the Control of Concentrations Regulations, 2002 published in Legal Notice ...

Notification of Concentration

  In terms of regulation 5(4) of the Control of Concentrations Regulations, 2002 published in Legal Notice ...

Office for Competition: Decision

  The Office for Competition approves the Joint Venture between M&Z Group Limited and BPM Limited. ...

Check your domestic gas regulators

  The MCCAA noted that Gas regulators intended for butane have been placed on the market and most often ...

5th edition of ‘Premju Servizz bi Tbissima’

  The 5th edition of ‘Premju Servizz bi Tbissima’ was launched by the MCCAA at St George’s Square, Valletta. ...

Notification of Concentration

  In terms of Regulation 5(4) of the Control of Concentrations Regulations 2002, published in the Legal ...

REMINDER: Unsafe swimming floats

  REMINDER: Unsafe swimming floats withdrawn from the local market The MCCAA would like to remind the ...

PRODUCT RECALL: Dunlop Travel Hair Dryer 1200W

  The MCCAA would like to inform the public of the product recall that the manufacturer has made regarding ...

‘SIMBA’ Space Gas Heaters Model NY-F138

  The MCCAA has come across Space Gas Heaters which were for sale for the last years with the Brand ‘SIMBA’ ...

Office for Competition: Decision

  The Office for Competition approves the Acquisition of Joint Control by Oaktree Capital Management ...

Office for Competition: Decision

  The Office for Competition approves the Acquisition by Dea Capital Alternative Funds s.g.r. S.p.A. ...

Product Warning Statement: Oyster DuoFix i-Size base

  The MCCAA would like to inform the public of a test failure concerning the Oyster DuoFix i-Size base. ...

ECHA Submission portal now available

  The MCCAA is glad to announce that the first release of the ECHA Submission portal for poison centres ...

Office for Competition: Decision

  The Office for Competition approves Centerbridge Partners L.P.'s Acquisition of Certain Software ...

MCCAA signed UNECE Declaration on Gender Responsive Standards

  MCCAA Chairperson Ing. Helga Pizzuto, on behalf of the National Standards Body of Malta, signed the ...

Public Warning Statement against Philip Fenech

  The Director General (Consumer Affairs) hereby issues this Public Statement in accordance with Article ...

The MCCAA Gozo branch has officially opened its doors to the public

  The Authority’s branch in Gozo is now officially open to the public. The Minister for Gozo Justyne ...

Notification of Concentration

  In terms of Regulation 5(4) of the Control of Concentrations Regulations 2002, published in the Legal ...

Price reductions on 29 medicines

  Price reductions on 29 medicines and introduction of new 14 generic medicines and 23 medicinal products ...

Notification of Concentration

  In terms of Regulation 5(4) of the Control of Concentrations Regulations 2002, published in the Legal ...

Notification of Concentration

  In terms of Regulation 5(4) of the Control of Concentrations Regulations 2002, published in the Legal ...

Fisher Price Rock ‘N Play Sleeper Recall

  The MCCAA would like to inform the public of a recall concerning the Fisher Price Rock ‘N Play Sleeper. ...

Safety of Gas Cylinders, Related Accessories and Gaseous Appliances

  | Sigurtà taċ-ċilindri tal-gass, aċċesorji relatati u tagħmir tal-gass |   Following a joint statement ...

Public Warning Statement against Justin Buttigieg – Reboot (Gozo)

  The Director General (Consumer Affairs) hereby issues this Public Statement in accordance with Article ...

Cot mattress safety

  The Market Surveillance Directorate within the Technical Regulations Division of the MCCAA would like ...

2019 World Consumer Rights Day Conference

  The MCCAA organised a conference on ‘Trusted Smart Products’ to mark this year’s World Consumer Rights ...

Baby products which pose a serious risk

  Baby products which pose a serious risk to consumers found on the local market As part of the Prosafe ...

National Action Plan for Sustainable Use of Pesticides

  The MCCAA publishes a consultation document on Malta’s National Action Plan for Sustainable Use of ...

TVM interview on safety of gas cylinders

  English version: Avoid an accident: How can you tell if you have a gas leak? Maltese version: Evita ...

Press Release issued by the MCCAA & REWS

  Following three incidents potentially involving gas cylinder during the last few days, both the MCCAA ...

Dear Michael, we lost you, but we will never forget you...

  The Authority has lost one of its long-standing Directors Ing. Michael Cassar, Director Market Surveillance ...

Quality Management System confirmed

  The MCCAA has, once again, received confirmation that it implements and maintains an effective quality ...

The PROSAFE General Assembly hosted in Malta

  Malta hosted the PROSAFE (Product Safety Forum of Europe) General Assembly for European market surveillance ...

Withdrawal of an unsafe toy from the local market

  A project undertaken by the Market Surveillance Directorate within the Technical Regulations Division ...

Unsafe juicer bottles can scald you

  The Market Surveillance Directorate within the Technical Regulations Division of the MCCAA has encountered ...

TVM interview on consumer rights during sales

  English version: Business is quiet – people no longer flocking to January sales Maltese version: Ħwienet ...

TVM interview on inspections by the Metrology Directorate

  English version: When filling vehicle with fuel pay attention to price, not only to the meter  Maltese ...

L-Għażla Magazine | 10th issue

  The MCCAA has recently published the 10th issue of l-Għażla Magazine. The main purpose of l-Għażla ...

TVM interview on consumer complaints & consumer rights

  English version: Over 750 complaints were lodged by consumers this year Maltese version: Din is-sena ...

Check your Christmas lights now, do not leave it to chance!

  Each year we see more and more variations of Christmas lights. The MCCAA is hereby reminding consumers ...

Public Warning Statement against Draz's Dinghy Boats

  The Director General (Consumer Affairs) hereby issues this Public Statement in accordance with Article ...

Public Warning Statement against NG Racing

  The Director General (Consumer Affairs) hereby issues this Public Statement in accordance with Article ...

Malta and Albania sign an MoU on cooperation

  The MCCAA and the Competition Authority of the Republic of Albania have entered into a memorandum of ...

“Premju Servizz bi Tbissima 2018”

“Premju Servizz bi Tbissima 2018” winners announced by the MCCAA The Malta Competition and Consumer ...

The MCCAA continues to improve its services

  The MCCAA continues to improve its services through user-friendly online systems During a press conference ...

Public Warning Statement against Eman Zammit

  The Director General (Consumer Affairs) hereby issues this Public Statement in accordance with Article ...

Price reductions on 23 medicines

  Parl. Secretary Deo Debattista announces price reductions on 23 medicines & 5 medical devices Parliamentary ...

The MCCAA to set up an office in Gozo

The Ministry for Gozo and the MCCAA signed a Service Level Agreement, leading the Authority to open ...

Energy labelling: New obligation

  Energy labelling: New obligation as from 1st January 2019 applicable to Importers, Authorised Representatives ...

Public Warning Statement against Wayne Cassar

  The Director General (Consumer Affairs) hereby issues this Public Statement in accordance with Article ...

Notification of Concentration

  In terms of Regulation 5(4) of the Control of Concentrations Regulations 2002, published in the Legal ...

Laser pointers found on the local market

  The Technical Regulations Division (TRD) within the Malta Competition and Consumer Affairs Authority ...

Public Warning Statement against Mr Charles Agius

  The Director General (Consumer Affairs) hereby issues this Public Statement in accordance with Article ...

Public Warning Statement against A.P.C.

  The Director General (Consumer Affairs) hereby issues this Public Warning Statement in accordance with ...

Barrel-O-Slime: Dangerous for children

The MCCAA, is withdrawing from the market the slime (shown in the photo attached). This is because it ...

Press Release by the Office for Competition

  The Office for Competition refers to reports in the media whereby it is being stated that there was ...

Public Warning Statement against Mr Peter Farrugia

The Director General (Consumer Affairs) hereby issues this Public Statement in accordance with Article ...

Testing of pesticides in food

  Malta is testing more than double the average at EU-level Different fruit and vegetables and products ...

Dangerous 'Superglue' for consumers

  The Malta Competition and Consumer Affairs Authority (MCCAA), has withdrawn from the market the product ...

Ċertifikazzjoni ta’ eċċellenza

Ċertifikazzjoni ta’ eċċellenza għaċ-Ċentru tal-Lingwa Mitkellma Iċ-Ċentru tal-Lingwa Mitkellma, Speech ...

Unsafe novelty lighters withdrawn

  Unsafe novelty lighters withdrawn from the local market Recently, the MCCAA found a number of novelty ...

New legislative package for European consumers

New legislative package for European consumers discussed in Malta The European Commission Representation ...

Office for Competition - Decision

  The Office for Competition approves the Joint Venture between V.J. Salomone Marketing Limited and Vivian ...

Public Warning Statement against 3 Repairs/ 3 Group

  The Director General (Consumer Affairs) hereby issues this Public Statement in accordance with Article ...

Office for Competition - Decision

  The Office for Competition accepts commitments from St Edward’s College and In Design (Malta) Limited ...

REACH 2018 Registration Deadline

  Back in January 2018, the MCCAA organised an information session for those who manufacture or import ...

Online shopping awareness sessions launched

  The Malta Communications Authority, the Malta Competition and Consumer Affairs Authority, and the European ...

Premju Servizz bi Tbissima 2018 Press Launch

  “This competition gives consumers and business owners the opportunity to strengthen their relationship. ...

Notification of Concentration

  In terms of Regulation 5(4) of the Control of Concentrations Regulations 2002, published in the Legal ...

Statement issued by the DG - Consumer Affairs

  With reference to the Public Warning Statement issued yesterday, the 14th of May, the Director General ...

Information session on CE marking and Rapex

MEUSAC and the MCCAA will be organising an information session on the ‘CE Marking and RAPEX’.   The affixing ...

4th project on toys undertaken by PROSAFE

A number of 17 countries took part in the project. In total, 255 plasticised toys (mainly plastic dolls, ...

Public Warning Statement against Pierre Camilleri

The Director General (Consumer Affairs) hereby issues this Public Statement in accordance with Article ...

The MCCAA signs new collective agreement

The MCCAA, the General Workers’ Union (GWU), and the Union Ħaddiema Magħqudin - Voice of the Workers ...

The MCCAA launches its new Corporate Identity

On Thursday 12th April 2018, the MCCAA launched its new corporate identity. The presentation of the new ...

Price reductions for 23 medicines

“For the second time in nine months we are announcing price reductions for a number of medicines and ...

World Consumer Rights Day half-day conference

  This year’s World Consumer Rights Day conference organised by the MCCAA focused on how consumers can ...

Unsafe swimming floats withdrawn from the local market

The Market Surveillance Directorate, within the Technical Regulations Division of the MCCAA, has withdrawn ...

Information session on REACH

The Technical Regulations Division within the MCCAA organised an information session for those who manufacture ...