A look at changes to the list of standards for presumption of conformity with the European Toy Safety Directive.
Online PR News – 03-December-2021 – Geneva, Switzerland – The European Union (EU) has made four changes to its list of standards that are taken to demonstrate conformity with Directive 2009/48/EC, the so-called European Toy Safety Directive (TSD).
Implementing Decision (EU) 2021/1992 was published on November 16, 2021. It repeals Implementing Decision (EU) 2021/867 and includes four updates to the standards for presumption of conformity:
• EN 71-2:2020 for flammability
• EN 71-3:2019+A1:2021 for migration of certain elements
• EN 71-4:2020 for experimental sets for chemistry and related activities, and
• EN 71-13:2021 for olfactory board games, cosmetic kits and gustative games
Previous iterations of these standards will be withdrawn on May 15, 2022:
• EN 71-2:2011+A1:2014
• EN 71-3:2019
• EN 71-4:2013
• EN 71-13:2014
To see highlights of the latest list of toy safety standards that are presumed to demonstrate conformity with the TSD, see SGS’s original SafeGuard 153/21.
The new standards will come into effect upon publication in the Official Journal of the EU (OJEU) – November 16, 2021.
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