SGS Details UK Update to List of Toy Safety Standards for Great Britain

SGS, the world’s leading testing, inspection and certification company, has published a SafeGuardS to help stakeholders understand recent revisions to the United Kingdom’s list of standards for presumption of conformity with toy safety legislation.

Notice of Publication 0084/23 was issued by the UK Department for Business and Trade on June 22, 2023. It amends one standard and provides a complete list of designated toy safety standards for Toys (Safety) Regulations 2011 (S.I. 2011/1811), which, following Brexit, is relevant to toys offered onto the market in Great Britain (England, Wales and Scotland).

The complete list includes:

– Mechanical and physical properties: EN 71-1:2014+A1:2018
– Flammability: EN 71-2:2020
– Migration of certain elements: EN 71-3:2019+A1:2021
– Experimental sets for chemistry and related activities: EN 71-4:2020
– Chemical toys (sets) other than experimental sets: EN 71-5:2015
– Finger paints: EN 71-7:2014+A3:2020
– Activity toys for domestic use: EN 71-8:2018
– N-Nitrosamines and N-nitrosatable substances: EN 71-12:2016
– Olfactory board games, cosmetic kits and gustative games: EN 71-13:2021+A1:2022
– Trampolines for domestic use: EN 71-14:2018
– Electric toys:
1. EN 62115:2005
2. EN 62115:2005/A2:2011
3. EN 62115:2005/A11:2012
4. EN 62115:2005/A12:2015
5. EN 62115:2005/A2:2011/AC:2011
6. EN 62115:2005/A11:2012/AC:2013           

Stakeholders are advised to now check their products conform to the latest requirements for toys offered on the market in Great Britain.

SGS Toy & Juvenile Product Services
SGS offers a wide range of services to ensure that products comply with relevant standards for childcare articles and children’s equipment. They provide consulting, training, product development, testing, audit and inspection services to ensure that products comply with strict regulations worldwide, demonstrating the safety and quality of juvenile products being brought to the market. After all, it’s only trusted because it’s tested. Learn more about SGS’s Toy & Juvenile Product Services.

SGS SafeGuardS keep you up to date with the latest news and developments in the consumer goods industry. Read the full UK Amends List of Toy Safety Standards for Great Britain SafeGuardS.

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For further information contact:

Dr. HingWo Tsang
Global Information and Innovation Manager
Tel: (+852) 2774 7420
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