On October 16, 2019, the European Commission (CEN) issued the Harmonized Standard for the Toy Directive 2009/48/EC. The European Commission has issued harmonized standards to make the requirements covered by the Toy Safety Directive 2009/48/EC clearer. The harmonized standards stipulate the test methods and corresponding limits, and the corresponding products should be consistent the requirements of the harmonized standards. In order to incorporate the latest technology into the EN 71-3 test method, the European Commission has replaced EN71-3: 2019 as a harmonized standard with EN 71-3:2013+A3:2018, EN71-3: 2019 revised test methods for hexavalent chromium and organotin and limits for hexavalent chromium, and EN 71-3:2013+A3:2018 will be withdrawn on April 15, 2020, effective from the date of this decision.
The harmonized standards referenced by the Toy Safety Directive 2009/48/EC are as follows:
EN 71-7:2014+A2:2018，For the allowed preservative climbazole (entry 22 in Table B.1 of Annex B to Standard EN 71-7:2014+A2:2018) the presumption of conformity applies
IEC 62115:2003 (Modified) + A1:2004
IEC 62115:2003/A2:2010 (Modified)
The withdrawal standards are as follows：
Reference of the standard
Date of withdrawal
15 April 2020
22 January 2020
Toy companies should pay attention to standard changes in a timely manner and test according to the latest standards. AGC is equipped with an independent toy testing laboratory. The testing capabilities cover mainstream industry standards such as international, China, EU, North America, Japan, Australia, etc. If you need to know more and consult more, please feel free to contact us.
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