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CEN Publishes New Toy Safety Standard EN 71-12:2013 for Nitrosamines and Nitrosatable Substances    < 2013-02-10 >

The CEN recently published the new toy safety standard EN 71-12:2013 for n-nitrosamines and n-nitrosatables. The standard was harmonised under the Toy Safety Directive 2009/48/EC (TSD) on 29 June 2013. In May 2013, we informed you that the toy safety standard EN 71-4:2013 ‘Experimental sets for chemistry and related activities’ was a harmonised standard under the Toy Safety Directive 2009/48/EC (TSD) 1 . In June 2013, both the new toy safety standard EN 71-3:2013 ‘Safety of Toys Part 3: Migra

Indonesia Mandates Standards, Certification and Labelling for Toy Safety    < 2013-05-16 >

Indonesia recently mandated the use of Indonesian National Standards for toys under specific tariff codes. Other obligations in the new law include product certification and the use of the Indonesian National Standard Certification Mark. The new law takes effect on 2 October 2013. In July 2012, Indonesia notified the World Trade Organisation (WTO) that toys manufactured domestically or imported, distributed and marketed in the country shall f

G-Mark Certification for Toys to the GCC Countries    < 2013-02-13 >

Toys that are placed on the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries including The United Arab Emirates The Kingdom of Bahrain The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia The Sultanate of Oman The State of Qatar The State of Kuwait need to comply with the Gulf Technical Regulation on Children’s Toys that lay down the essential safety requirements which toys must meet for the protection of consumer health and safety, and of the environment

CEN Publishes New Toy Safety Standard EN 71-12:2013 for Nitrosamines and Nitrosatable Substances    < 2013-02-09 >

The CEN recently published the new toy safety standard EN 71-12:2013 for n-nitrosamines and n-nitrosatables. The standard was harmonised under the Toy Safety Directive 2009/48/EC (TSD) on 29 June 2013. In May 2013, we informed you that the toy safety standard EN 71-4:2013 ‘Experimental sets for chemistry and related activities’ was a harmonised standard under the Toy Safety Directive 2009/48/EC (TSD) 1 . In June 2013, both the new toy safet

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