Join this webinar to learn about the latest changes to chemical and electrical requirements of the European Toy Safety Directive and other current EU requirements for toy safety.

Starts

September 9, 2021
16:00

Ends

September 9, 2021
17:00

Location

Online

Toy regulations are subject to constant revisions, particularly in the European Union where regulations are very strict. As essential tools for child development, their safety specifications are complex. This webinar will be essential for manufacturers, distributers and buyers looking to gain understanding of the current classification of chemicals, restricted substances and electrical safety in toys under the European Toy Safety Directive 2009/48/EC. It will also focus on harmonized standards for presumption of conformity and other pieces of EU legislation that are mandatory for the toy industry.

Agenda

  • Toy Safety Directive (TSD) – Overview of chemicals and latest developments
  • Other applicable legislation, including REACH, POP Recast and CLP
  • EN 62115 – new requirements
  • Changes to battery requirements
  • Q&A

Who should attend?

This webinar is aimed at toy quality and regulatory compliance professionals for the EU market.

Presenters

Dr HingWo Tsang
Global Information and Innovation Manager

Dr Tsang has more than 18 years experience in consumer product safety and quality, with particular knowledge of restricted substances and chemicals in the Hardlines industry. With a background in chemistry, he joined the Global Hardlines team in 2015 and manages the technical aspects, ranging from regulatory and standard developments to chemical projects. He also sits on SGS’s committee on chemicals in toy safety.

Sanda Stefanovic MSc
Toy Business Development and Technical Manager

An industrial design engineer with in-depth expertise in toys, Sanda joined SGS in 1999. Prior to this, she worked for the Dutch surveillance authority in technical expert and management roles. For more than 30 years Sanda has been an active member of Europe’s Toy Standardization Committee, CEN.

Day to day, Sanda is responsible for the internal harmonization of and information exchange between SGS’s toy laboratories – ensuring the quality and consistency of services globally. Building on this role she also leads our internal Knowledge Management Team.

Register today

Session 1
September 9, 2021, Thursday
4:00 pm Hong Kong time (GMT + 8:00) >

Session 2
September 9, 2021, Thursday
10:00 am New York time (GMT - 4:00) >

Important – companies in China should register here >

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For further information, please contact

Mary Lau
Global Marketing Manager
Connectivity & Products
t: +852 2204 8324