Four EU standards were published in April 2018 related to ‘Textile child care articles - Safety requirements and test methods’. These standards include guidance on safety requirements, test methods, warnings, and safety instructions for cot bumpers, duvets for children and sleep bags. In this article, our Global Technical Support Manager, Dave Smith, shares his insight into the impact of these standards and the key challenges for manufacturers / distributors to overcome such as testing, labelling and documentation, in order to ensure compliance.

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