SGS is running a series of complimentary webinars to help you to keep up to date with regulatory updates for toy and juvenile products, as well as market trends and insights during Q4 2016.

Chemicals Safety For Toys Entering The EU Market

This webinar will bring you the latest regulatory news on chemicals and their regulation as applicable to toys for the European market. Chemicals covered include BPA, lead, NPEOs, phenol, phthalates, SVHCs and other chemicals of high concern across a wide range of toy products, including food contact toys, plastic toys, plush toys, electric toys etc.

Tuesday November 15, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM CET
Presenter: HingWo Tsang, Global Hardlines Information and Innovation Manager

HingWo has more than 13 years experience in restricted substances and chemical safety in consumer products. He provides business solutions across the supply chain to improve quality and safety and to reduce risks, with a special focus on apparel, composite wood, food contact, footwear, jewelry, juvenile products and toys.

ASTM F963-16 Revisions: What You Need to Know About Updates to the Toy Safety Standard.

Don’t be caught unprepared for the new requirements to take effect in 2017. Changes will affect a full range of products and components including Toy Chests, Batteries, Magnets, Projectiles, Heavy Metals, Expanding Materials and Microbiological Safety. Join our webinar to learn what you need to do.

Tuesday, November 16, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM EST
Presenter: William Baxter, Technical Manager

Juvenile Products Industry: Requirements on Textiles in the Sleep Environment of Young Babies

Since the publication of European decision in July 2010 on the requirements to be met by European standards for certain products in the sleep environment of children, European standardization committees have worked to develop draft standards which should be published soon.

This webinar will give you the latest update on these works, and ideas to help you to prepare for publication of new European standards expected in 2017 on sleep bags, cot bumpers and duvets for children.

Thursday December 1, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM CET
Presenter: Catherine Follin-Arbelet, Global Expert, Juvenile products

Catherine has more than 20 years experience providing consultation safety and testing to consumer products retailers and manufacturers, with a special focus on the Juvenile Products Industries.

EU Toy Compliance: Guidelines on the Development Process, from Design to Store Shelf

This webinar will guide you step-by-step through the toy development process, highlighting the requirements for the EU. What needs to be done at what stage to assure you can place a safe toy on the European market? What are your obligations and responsibilities? Join us to learn more about EU toy regulations.

Tuesday December 13, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM CET
Presenter: Sanda Stefanovic, Global Expert, Toys

Sanda has 25 years experience in toy safety. She is an active member of the EU toy standardization committee, CEN TC 52, and the EU Notified Bodies group.


All webinars will be presented in English.

Why should you join?

  • Get up to speed on key market trends and insights
  • Prepare your business for the future and manage risk throughout the supply chain
  • Learn from key subject-matter experts how to understand requirements, how they apply to your products and potentially gain competitive advantage
  • 60-minute complimentary webinar – it is free of charge!


Once you have registered using your company’s email address and your application is approved, you will receive an email with instructions to join the web and audio sessions. Please note that the audio option by default, when you join the event, is audio broadcast, which means that you listen to the presentation through your computer. There is no need to dial in.

For further information, please contact:

Ms. Stephanie Meyer-Pionchon
Global Marketing Manager - Toys and Juvenile Products
t: +33 4 42 61 64 46

About SGS

SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 85,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,800 offices and laboratories around the world.