The United Kingdom (UK) has issued the latest list of toy safety standards for presumption of conformity with its toy legislation in relation to Great Britain. These became effective on June 22, 2023
On June 22, 2023, the UK’s Department for Business and Trade (DBT) announced Notice of Publication 0084/23 (the Notice) to revise the list of designated toy safety standards for demonstrating compliance with Toys (Safety) Regulations 2011 (S.I. 2011/1811) in relation to Great Britain (GB – England, Wales and Scotland).
The Notice amends one standard (EN 71-13:2021+A1:2022, SafeGuardS 72/22) and provides a complete list of references for toy safety standards that are designated under S.I. 2011/1881, as on June 22, 2023.
The complete list of standards is summarized in Table 1.
The Department for Business and Trade
Part 2 of Annex I to Notice of Publication 0084/23 of June 22, 2023, of References to Standards for Toys in Support of the Toys (Safety) Regulations 2011 (S.I. 2011/1881) (per text in the Notice)
|1||EN 71-1:2014+A1:2018||Mechanical and physical properties|
|3||EN 71-3:2019+A1:2021||Migration of certain elements|
|4||EN 71-4:2020||Experimental sets for chemistry and related activities|
|5||EN 71-5:2015||Chemical toys (sets) other than experimental sets|
|6||EN 71-7:2014+A3:2020||Finger paints|
|7||EN 71-8:2018||Activity toys for domestic use|
|8||EN 71-12:2016||N-Nitrosamines and N-nitrosatable substances|
|9||EN 71-13:2021+A1:2022||Olfactory board games, cosmetic kits and gustative games|
|10||EN 71-14:2018||Trampolines for domestic use|
Effective date: June 22, 2023
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