Turkey – Update to Import Inspection Requirements for Toys

Vol. 1008 | January 17, 2018

On 30 December 2017, Turkey Ministry of Economy issued a notice (Product Safety and Inspection No 2018/10) in Official Gazette No. 30286 about the latest import inspection regulation for toys that are subject to the Risk-Based Trade Control System (TAREKS). This notice shall repeal the preceding notice (Product Safety and Inspection No 2017/10 published in Official Gazette No. 29934), effective from 1 Jan 2018.

Other than the documents normally required for customs procedure, the following shall be submitted to the TAREKS:

  • EC Declaration of Conformity*
  • Original or certified copies of test reports issued by accredited laboratories showing conformity with:
    • Toy Safety Regulation (Official Gazette No. 29847 as amended); and
    • Annex 17 of Regulation on the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (KKDIK, Official Gazette No. 30105 first repetition) regarding chemical restrictions specified for toys

*If the declaration is prepared in other languages, it shall be accompanied by an approved copy of the Turkish translation.

For more information, contact:

john.wong@intertek.com
852 3760 6310

 

 

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