CEN has issued amendment 1 to EN 71-13:2021 for olfactory board games, cosmetic kits and gustative games.
On May 4, 2022, the European Committee for Standardization (Comité Européen de Normalisation, CEN) published EN 71-13:2021+A1:2022, the latest toy safety standard for requirements on the use of substances and mixtures in olfactory board games, cosmetic kits, gustative games and supplementary sets to such games and kits.
Highlights of major changes in EN 71-13:2021+A1:2022 are summarized in Table 1.
EN 71-13:2021+A1:2022 “Olfactory Board Games, Cosmetic Kits and Gustative Games’
|Section||Highlights of Changes|
|4.1 ‘Olfactory board games’:|
126.96.36.199 ‘Further requirements for all types of olfactory board games”
|4.2 ‘Cosmetic kits’: |
|4.3 ‘Gustative games’: |
|6 ‘Warnings and marking’:|
6.1 ‘General markings and warnings’
|Annex A.1 ‘Allergenic fragrances’|
According to EN 71-13:2021+A1:2022, this standard will be given the status of a national standard by November 2022 and conflicting national standards are to be withdrawn by this date at the very latest. This standard is expected to be harmonized under the Toy Safety Directive upon official acceptance by the European Commission (EC) and by publication in the Official Journal of the EU (OJEU).
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