In 2015, a total of 3 049 original notifications were transmitted through the RASFF, of which 775 were classified as alert, 392 as information for follow-up, 495 as information for attention and 1 387 as border rejection notification.
These original notifications gave rise to 6 204 follow-up notifications, representing an average of two follow-ups per original notification. For alert notifications, this average rises to an impressive 5.2 follow-ups per original notification.
The overall figures present a 3.4 % decrease in original notifications compared to 2014 and a 5 % increase in follow-up notifications, resulting in an overall increase of 2 %.
September 2016/ RASFF/ EC/ European Union.