Foundations

established in 1991 on the basis of a decision of the Council of ministers (1990), later embodiment in the Product safety Act (PsG 2004), is formally a special committee of the Austrian standards institute.

Goals

To defend consumer interests in national, european and international standardisation bodies and vis-à-vis the legislator.

Chair of the Consumer Council

Dr. Karl Kollmann
Federal Chamber of Labour

Head of the department Consumer Council at ASI

Dipl. Ing. Dr. Franz Fiala

Assistant

Ulli Matzek

Members

Association for Consumer Information
Federal Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Consumer Protection
Federal Ministry of Economy, Family and Youth
Federal Chamber of Labour
The Austrian Trade Union Federation
Austrian National Council of Disabled Persons
Austrian Road Safety Board — Department of Home, Leisure & Sports

Address

VERBRAUCHERRAT — CONSUMER COUNCIL
Austrian Standards Institute
Heinestraße 38
1020 Wien
Tel: +43 1 21300 711
f.fiala@austrian­-standards.at