Is there any legal obligations regarding consumer safety when selling the product?

I'm planning on releasing a USB powered device. Although I'm comfortable with the safety of the device (has fuses, ferrite beads, etc.) I'm not sure what are my legal obligations regarding consumer safety when selling the product (Europe and US at least).
  • Concerning the EU market, this is the main site that lists the regulation directives. Given the product type and the typical usage of your product, you have to dig into all these regulations and check the applicable standards listed on that site.
  • Find a CE declaration of conformity for an existing product that is similar to your product. The declaration will contain the applicable standards. Every product on the EU marked must have a CE DoC publicly available.

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Oliver is an experienced electronics engineer skilled in PCB design, analog circuits, embedded systems, and prototyping. His deep knowledge spans schematic capture, firmware coding, simulation, layout, testing, and troubleshooting. Oliver excels at taking projects from concept to mass production using his electrical design talents and mechanical aptitude.
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Oliver Smith

Oliver is an experienced electronics engineer skilled in PCB design, analog circuits, embedded systems, and prototyping. His deep knowledge spans schematic capture, firmware coding, simulation, layout, testing, and troubleshooting. Oliver excels at taking projects from concept to mass production using his electrical design talents and mechanical aptitude.

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