What are the I88I89IO727 requirements for compliance testing and certification of toy products on Amazon Europe ?
Toy Safety Directive : In Europe, all toys or children's products intended for the age of 14 and under are governed by the Toy Safety Directive /EC (the " Toy Safety Directive ") , which contains the rules governing the supply and sale of toy goods in the EU . The Directive sets out a number of important requirements regarding toy safety, labelling, warning and regulatory obligations. In particular, specific numerical requirements have been made for the toxic and harmful substances and heavy metal content in toys.
Regulations on Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals : "Registration , Evaluation and Authorization of Chemicals, REACH Regulations " is the EU's regulations for preventive management of all chemicals entering its market. Substances of very high concern stipulated in the regulations, including : cadmium, o-benzene, azo dyes, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon content, etc.
General Toy-related Testing in EU EU toy related requirements
New Toy Safety Directive (NTSD) Toy Safety Directive :
EN 71-1 (Mechanical and Physical Properties) physical machinery
EN 71-2 (Flammability) Flammability
EN 71-3 (Migration of Certain Elements) Heavy Metals
REACH Annex XVII :
Cadmium Content Cadmium Content
Phthalate Content Phthalate Content
Azo Dye Content Azo Dye Content
Other RequirementOther requirements :
RoHS Directive for Restricted Substances in Electrical and Electronic Appliances
/EC Packaging Directive
Battery Directive- /EC Battery Directive
Food /EEC food simulants
CE Directive and CE Marking
CE certification is the EU's safety certification, a pass for products to enter the EU market, and the EU's supervision means for products to enter its market. Products with the CE mark need to meet the requirements of the EU on safety, health, and environmental protection, and can be legally sold in the 27 EU member states, 4 European Free Trade Zone countries, the United Kingdom and Turkey.
CE certification modes include the following three :
1. Declaration of /Declaration of Compliance (Declaration of Compliance ) , which is self-issued by the enterprise and is a self-declaration, so it cannot be issued by a third-party agency ( intermediary or testing certification agency ) , but the EU-formatted enterprise compliance Declaration instead.
2. Certificate of /Certificate of Compliance (Certificate of Compliance ) , issued by a third-party agency ( intermediary or testing and certification agency ) , and must be accompanied by technical information such as test reports, and the enterprise must also sign a declaration of compliance.
3. EC Attestation of Conformity ( Certificate of Conformity to EU Standards ) , a certificate issued by an EU notified body (Notified Body abbreviated as NB) , and according to EU regulations, only NB is eligible to issue ECType CE declarations. .
For different products, the EU has different directives to specify the basic requirements for the quality and safety of the corresponding products, to meet these
Directives can be assessed as compliant and listed.