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European Commission Publishes Latest List of Harmonised Toy Safety Standard

Dec. 27 2021

On Nov 16, 2021, the European Commission published the Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2021/1992 to announce an updated complete list of harmonised standards in support of Toy Safety Directive 2009/48/EC. The new version of standards EN 71-2:2020, EN 71-3:2019+A1:2021, EN 71-4:2020, EN 71-13:2021 are now listed as the harmonised standards under Toy Safety Directive, in the Annex I of the Decision. 

Latest List of Harmonized Standards for Toys in Support of Directive 2009/48/EC

No. Reference of the New Standard Replaced Standards
(Date of Mandatory Application of New Standard)
1. EN 71-2:2020 
Safety of toys — Part 2: Flammability
EN 71-2:2011+A1:2014
(15 May 2022)
2. EN 71-3:2019 +A1 :2021 
Safety of toys — Part 3: Migration of certain elements
EN 71-3:2019
(15 May 2022)
3. EN 71-4:2020
Safety of toys — Part 4: Experimental sets for chemistry and related activities
EN 71-4:2013
(15 May 2022)
4. EN 71-13:2021 
Safety of toys — Part 13: Olfactory board games, cosmetic kits and gustative games
EN 71-13 :2014
(15 May 2022)

The publication has also included the following reminder of the continue application for the harmonized standards for toys, until the dates as set out in Annex III of the Decision:

No. Reference of the Standard Toys / Scope Date of Withdrawal of Standard
1. EN 71-7:2014+A2:2018 Current applicable version: EN 71-7:2014+A3:2020    Finger paints 28 Nov 2021
2. EN 71-12:2013 Current applicable version: EN 71-12:2016 Nitrosamines and N-nitrosable substances in elastomers 28 Nov 2021
3. EN 62115:2005 and modified various amendments
Version to apply: EN IEC 62115:2020+A11:2020
Electric Toys 21 Feb 2022

Additional Information: 
The full list of harmonised standards for toys (Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2021/1992)  

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