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India delays implementing its Order on toy safety to January 1, 2021.

SAFEGUARDS | Toys & Juvenile ProductsNO. 147/20

 SG 14720 Toys

In February 2020, India published Toys (Quality  Control) Order, 2020 (‘the Order’) to implement requirements for toy safety. This Order contains provisions relating to, inter alia, the use of the latest version of a list of Indian Standards, toys bearing the Standard Mark under a license from the Bureau of Indian Standards (‘the Bureau’) as per Scheme-I of Schedule-II of Bureau of Indian Standards (Conformity Assessment) Regulations, 2018 and authorizing the Bureau to be the certifying and enforcement authority. The effective date for the Order was September 1, 2020 (SafeGuardS 33/20).

On September 15, 2020, the Indian Ministry of Commerce and Industry published Toys (Quality Control) Amendment Order, 2020, to push back the effective date for ‘the Order’ to January 1, 2021.

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