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Friday, October 18, 2019

Eurofins newsflash Toys and Childcare

 

Europe

 

Publication of harmonised standards list for toys

 

On 16th October 2019, the European Commission published:

 

Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2019/1728 of 15 October 2019 on harmonised standards for toys drafted in support of Directive 2009/48/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council.

 

which includes the official list of titles and references of published and withdrawn harmonized standards under Toy Safety Directive 2009/48/EC and repeals Decision (EU) 2019/1254.

 

The main update of this decision is:

 

  • The harmonization of the new version of the standard EN 71-3:2019. The previous version, EN 71-3:2013+A3:2018, will be in effect until 15th April 2020

Below, the references of current harmonised standards listed in Annex I to this Decision:

 

Reference of the standard

EN 71-1:2014+A1:2018 Safety of toys — Part 1: Mechanical and physical properties

EN 71-2:2011+A1:2014 Safety of toys — Part 2: Flammability

EN 71-3:2019 Safety of toys - Part 3: Migration of certain elements

EN 71-4:2013 Safety of toys — Part 4: Experimental sets for chemistry and related activities

EN 71-5:2015 Safety of toys — Part 5: Chemical toys (sets) other than experimental sets

EN 71-7:2014+A2:2018 Safety of toys — Part 7: Finger paints — Requirements and test methods Note: For the allowed preservative climbazole (entry 22 in Table B.1 of Annex B to this standard) the presumption of conformity applies up to a maximum allowed concentration of 0,2 % (not: 0,5 %). This is based on the ‘ADDENDUM to the Opinion on Climbazole (P64) ref. SCCS/1506/13’ of the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) that was adopted after the publication of the standard by CEN. https://ec.europa.eu/health/sites/health/files/scientific_committees/consumer_safety/docs/sccs_o_212.pdf

EN 71-8:2018 Safety of toys — Part 8: Activity toys for domestic use

EN 71-12:2013 Safety of toys — Part 12: N-Nitrosamines and N-nitrosatable substances

EN 71-13:2014 Safety of toys — Part 13: Olfactory board games, cosmetic kits and gustative games

EN 71-14:2018 Safety of toys - Part 14: Trampolines for domestic use

EN 62115:2005 Electric toys — Safety IEC 62115:2003 (Modified) + A1:2004 EN 62115:2005/A11:2012/AC:2013 EN 62115:2005/A11:2012 EN 62115:2005/A12:2015 EN 62115:2005/A2:2011/AC:2011 EN 62115:2005/A2:2011 IEC 62115:2003/A2:2010 (Modified)

 

And the references of harmonised standards listed in Annex II to this Decision (withdrawn standards):

 

No

Reference of the withdrawn standard

Date of withdrawal

1.

EN 71-3:2013+A3:2018 Safety of toys - Part 3: Migration of certain elements

15 April 2020

2.

EN 71-14:2014+A1:2017 Safety of toys - Part 14: Trampolines for domestic use

22 January 2020

 

Click here for getting the official publication in the Official Journal of the European Union.