SGS Publishes Summary of New Turkish Standard for Children’s Drinking Equipment

SGS, the world’s leading testing, inspection and certification company, has published a SafeGuardS to help stakeholders understand the implications of Turkey’s Communiqué No: SGM 2022/40 on safety requirements and test methods for children’s drinking equipment.

Published by the Turkish Ministry of Industry and Technology on May 11, 2023, the communiqué mandates the use of TS EN 14350/November 2020 for a range of children’s drinking equipment. Exemptions include:

– Drinking equipment made from ceramics
– Drinking equipment supplied with fluids or food purchased with attached feeding accessories
– Soothers (EN 1400)
– Cutlery and other feeding utensils (EN 14372)

SGS has published SafeGuardS 065.23 to help stakeholders understand the full scope of the communiqué. It contains a table detailing the scope of the communiqué, including special requirements relating to drinking equipment intended for children aged 0-48 months.

Products legally available in the European Union as assumed to comply with the communiqué.

To learn more, Stakeholders are advised to review SGS’s original SafeGuardS 065.23.

The communiqué will come into effect on November 11, 2023.

SGS 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  Juvenile Product Services.

SGS SafeGuardS keep you up to date with the latest news and developments in the consumer goods industry. Read the full Turkey Mandates Standard for Children’s Drinking Equipment SafeGuardS.

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For further information contact:

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

Mr. Uğur Yılmaz
Hardline and C&H Customer Services Section Head
Tel: +90 212 368 40 00 – 4441

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