Turkey – Amendments to Toy Safety Regulation Approved

Vol. 961 | April 24, 2017

On 1 April 2017, the Turkey Ministry of Customs and Trade published an amendment to toy safety regulation in official Gazette No. 30025.

Following are the highlights of the amendment and effective dates:

  • The CMR substances and their permitted uses (under Appendix A of Annex II) are amended as below:

Substance

Classification

Permitted use

Effective Date

Nickel

CMR 2

  • In toys or toy components made of stainless steel
  • In toy components which are intended to conduct an electric current

4 April 2017

  • Specific limit values for chemicals used in toys intended for children under 36 months or other toys intended to be placed in the mouth (under Appendix C under Annex II) are added as below:

Substance

CAS number

Limit value

Effective Date

TCEP

115-96-8

5 mg/kg (content limit)

4 April 2017

TCPP

13674-84-5

5 mg/kg (content limit)

TDCP

13674-87-8

5 mg/kg (content limit)

Bisphenol A

80-05-7

0.1 mg/l (migration limit) (in accordance with the methods laid down in TS EN 71-10 and TS EN 71-11)

Formamide

75-12-7

≤ 20 μg/m3 (emission limit) or

≤ 200 mg/kg (content limit)

for foam material

24 May 2017

BIT

(1,2-Benzisothiazol-3 (2H) –one)

2634-33-5

≤ 5 mg/kg (content limit)

for aqueous material

CMI and MI (3:1)

(5-Chloro-2-methyl-4-isothiazolin-3-one and 2-methyl-2H-isothiazol-3-one (3:1))

55965-84-9

≤ 1 mg/kg (content limit)

for aqueous material

24 November 2017

CMI

(5-Chloro-2-methylisothiazolin-3 (2H) –one)

26172-55-4

≤ 0.75 mg/kg (content limit)

for aqueous material

MI

(2-methylisothiazolin-3 (2H) –one)

2682-20-4

≤ 0.25 mg/kg (content limit)

for aqueous material

 

For more information, please contact:

John Wong
john.wong@intertek.com
852 3760 6310

 

 

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