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UK Revises List of Standards for Compliance with General Product Safety

SafeGuardSElectrical & Electronics, Hardgoods, Toys and Juvenile ProductsMay 02, 2024

SG 66/24

The United Kingdom (UK) has issued the latest list of standards for presumption of conformity with its general product safety legislation in relation to Great Britain. These became effective on April 18, 2024.

On April 18, 2024, the UK’s Department for Business and Trade (DBT) announced Notice of Publication 0100/24 (the Notice) to revise the list of designated standards for demonstrating compliance with the General Product Safety Regulations 2005 (S.I. 2005/1803).

It adds five new entries and replaces five existing entries. Additionally, Annex I Part 2 of the notice sets out the complete reordered and renumbered list of references for standards demonstrating presumption of conformity with S.I. 2005/1803.

Highlights of the changes in the Notice when compared to the list of standards under Annex I Part 2 to Notice of Publication 0072/22 of October 2022 are summarized in Table 1.

No.Standard Reference
EN 716-1:2017+AC:2019
Furniture – Children’s cots and folding cots for domestic use – Part 1: Safety Requirements
EN 914:2020
Gymnastic equipment – Parallel bars and combination asymmetric/parallel bars – Requirements and test methods including safety
12³EN 1130:2019
Children’s furniture – Cribs – Safety requirements and test methods

EN 1130:2019/AC:2020
13¹EN 1272:2017
Child care articles – Table mounted chairs – Safety requirements and test methods
15¹EN 1400:2013+A2:2018 ‘Child use and care articles – Soothers for babies and young children – Safety requirements and test methods
16⁴EN 1466:2014
Child use and care articles – Carry cots and stands – Safety requirements and test methods

EN 1466:2014/AC:2015
29⁵EN ISO 9994:2019
Lighters, Safety specifications (ISO 9994:2018)
50¹EN 14988:2017+A1:2020
Children’s high chairs – Requirements and test methods
51¹EN 16120:2012+A2:2016
Child use and care articles – Chair mounted seat
73⁶EN IEC 62368-1:2020
Audio/video, information and communication technology equipment – Part 1: Safety requirements

EN IEC 62368-1:2020/A11:2020

Note: Concerns only clauses 3.3.19 ‘Sound exposure’ and 10.6 ‘Safeguard against acoustic energy sources’ of EN IEC 62368-1:2020/A11:2020

¹New entry
²Replaces EN ISO 9994:2006
³Replaces EN 1130-1:1996 and EN 1130-2:1996
⁴Replaces EN 1466:2014
⁵Replaces EN ISO 9994:2006
⁶Replaces EN 60065:2002 and EN 60065:2002/A12:2011 & EN 60950-1:2006 and EN 60950-1:2006/A12 :2011

Table 1

The new list of standards became effective on April 18, 2024.

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