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UK Amends List of Toy Safety Standards for Great Britain

SafeGuardSToys and Juvenile ProductsJune 30, 2023

SG 84/23

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)

1EN 71-1:2014+A1:2018 Mechanical and physical properties
2EN 71-2:2020Flammability
3EN 71-3:2019+A1:2021Migration of certain elements
4EN 71-4:2020Experimental sets for chemistry and related activities
5EN 71-5:2015Chemical toys (sets) other than experimental sets
6EN 71-7:2014+A3:2020Finger paints
7EN 71-8:2018Activity toys for domestic use
8EN 71-12:2016N-Nitrosamines and N-nitrosatable substances
9EN 71-13:2021+A1:2022Olfactory board games, cosmetic kits and gustative games
10EN 71-14:2018Trampolines for domestic use
11EN 62115:2005
EN 62115:2005/A2:2011
EN 62115:2005/A11:2012
EN 62115:2005/A12:2015
EN 62115:2005/A2:2011/AC:2011
EN 62115:2005/A11:2012/AC:2013
Electric toys

Effective date: June 22, 2023

Table 1

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