Children's Bathing Aids Article

The safety requirements for child bath rings, bathing aids and bathtubs and stands for infants and young children are outlined in Decision 2010/9/EU. Meeting these requirements is critical to demonstrating compliance with the general safety requirement of the General Product Safety Directive (GPSD) 2001/95/EC. In this article, Intertek’s expert Philip Bullock describes the challenges that manufacturers and retailers face in bringing a safe child bathing product to market whilst demonstrating compliance to the necessary safety standards.