EU – Latest List of Harmonised Standards for Toys Published - Nov 2021

Vol. 1278 | November 24, 2021

On November 16, 2021, the EU Commission published Decision (EU) 2021/1992 to adopt the following four standards as harmonised standards in support of the Toy Safety Directive 2009/48/EC. The following versions of the standards will become effective immediately:

  • EN 71-2:2020 Safety of toys - Part 2: Flammability
  • EN 71-3:2019+A1:2021 Safety of toys - Part 3: Migration of certain elements
  • EN 71-4:2020 Safety of toys - Part 4: Experimental sets for chemistry and related activities
  • EN 71-13:2021 Safety of toys - Part 13: Olfactory board games, cosmetic kits, and gustative games

The current versions of each standard listed below will be withdrawn on 15 May 2022:

No.

Standard

Date of withdrawal

1

EN 71-2:2011+A1:2014 Safety of toys - Part 2: Flammability

15 May 2022

2

EN 71-3:2019 Safety of toys - Part 3: Migration of certain elements

15 May 2022

3

EN 71-4:2013 Safety of toys - Part 4: Experimental sets for chemistry and related activities

15 May 2022

4

EN 71-13:2014 Safety of toys - Part 13: Olfactory board games, cosmetic kits, and gustative games

15 May 2022

In addition, the following standards below will be withdrawn in the months of November and February, as new versions of these standards were already harmonized earlier this year:

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 following link provides information on the impending draft decision: https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=uriserv%3AOJ.L_.2021.405.01.0014.01.ENG&toc=OJ%3AL%3A2021%3A405%3ATOC

For questions, please contact: William Wong, william.wong@intertek.com, +852 2173 8702

 

 

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