United Arab Emirates – Child Care Articles Control Scheme Published

Vol. 1188 | September 16, 2020

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has published the Cabinet Decision No. 34 of 2019 on UAE Control Scheme for Child Care Articles. This Decision applies to the products listed in the table below. This Decision is already effective.

For products to be placed on the UAE market, the importer or distributor must apply to the Emirates Conformity Assessment System (ECAS) for a Conformity Assessment and obtain a Certificate of Conformity.

The mandated standards are as follows:

The References of the standards

The approved standards

UAE.S/GSO 2079

Babies elastomeric feeding bottle teats

UAE.S/GSO 2015

Soothers for babies and young children - Part 1: General safety requirements

UAE.S/GSO 2016

Soothers for babies and young children - Part 2: Chemical requirements and tests

UAE.S/GSO 2073

Soothers for babies and young children - Part 3: Physical requirements

UAE.S/GSO 2074

Soothers for babies and young children - Part 4: Test methods for physical requirements

UAE.S/GSO 2164

Child use and care articles- Drinking equipment - Part 1: General and physical requirements

UAE.S/GSO 2168

Child use and care articles - Drinking equipment - Part 2: Test methods of general and physical requirements

UAE.S/GSO 2163

Child use and care articles - Drinking equipment - Part 3: Chemical requirements

UAE.S/GSO 2167

Child use and care articles - Drinking equipment - Part 4: Test methods of chemical requirements

UAE.S/GSO 1833

Single-Use Disposable Baby Diapers

UAE.S/GSO 839

Food Packages - Part 1: General Requirements

UAE.S/GSO 1863

Food packages - Part 2: Plastic package - General -requirements

UAE.S/GSO 2231

General Requirements for the materials intended to come into contact with food

EN 14372

Child use and care articles. Cutlery and feeding utensils. Safety requirements and tests

In addition, pictures and expressions used on the package shall not breach the public order, public morals and Islamic values prevailing in the UAE.

For further information, please contact:

Keith Cheng
keith.cheng@intertek.com
+852 3760 6360

 

 

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