EU – Latest List of Harmonised Standards for Toys Published

Vol. 1248 | June 03, 2021

On May 31, 2021, the EU Commission published Decision (EU) 2021/867 to adopt the following three standards as harmonised standards in support of the Toy Safety Directive 2009/48/EC. The following versions of the standards will become effective immediately.

  1. EN 71-7:2014+A3:2020 Safety of toys – Part 7: Finger paints – Requirements and test methods
  2. EN 71-12:2016 Safety of toys – Part 12: N-Nitrosamines and N-nitrosatable substances*
  3. EN IEC 62115:2020 & EN IEC 62115:2020/A11:2020 Electric toys – Safety

The harmonized standards are shown below with their withdrawal dates.

No.

Standard

Date of withdrawal

1

EN 71-7:2014+A2:2018 Safety of toys – Part 7: Finger paints – Requirements and test methods

28 November 2021

2

EN 71-12:2013 Safety of toys – Part 12: N-Nitrosamines and N-nitrosatable substances

28 November 2021

3

EN 62115 :2005 Electric toys – Safety

IEC 62115:2003 (Modified) + A1:2004

EN 62115:2005/A11:2012/AC:2013

EN 62115:2005/A11:2012

EN 62115:2005/A12:2015

EN 62115:2005/A2:2011/AC:2011

EN 62115:2005/A2:2011

IEC 62115:2003/A2:2010 (Modified)

21 February 2022

* The migration limits of nitrosamines and nitrosatable substances in toys intended for use by children under 36 months or in other toys that are intended to be placed in the mouth shall be 0.05 mg/kg for nitrosamines and 1 mg/kg for nitrosatable substances.

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William Wong
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