SGS Summarizes Turkish Revisions to Import Communiqué for Maternity and Baby Products

SGS, the world’s leading testing, inspection and certification company, has published SafeGuardS 042.24 to provide an overview of Turkey’s revisions to its import communiqué for maternity and baby products.

Communiqué on Import of Maternity and Baby Products (Product Safety and Inspection 2024/17) was published in December 2023. This governs the import controls for these goods via the Risk-Based Control System for Foreign Trade (TAREKS). TAREKS is a system for electronically conducting safety and quality inspections on imported (and exported) goods.

Annexes 1 to 3 of the communiqué were revised by Communiqué 2024/34 on March 1, 2024. This came into force on the day of issue and retroactively applied from January 1, 2024.

SGS experts publish SafeGuardS to keep stakeholders informed about regulatory and market changes that may impact their business. SafeGuardS 042.24 contains a summary of the update and includes a table with highlights of the amendments.

Stakeholders should review SGS’s original SafeGuardS 042.24 for more details.

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 Revises Import Communiqué for Maternity and Baby Products ( SafeGuardS.

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For further information contact:

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

Uğur Yilmaz
Certification and Regulatory Manager
Tel: +90 212 368 40 00 – 4441

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