EU Updates List of Standards for Presumption of Conformity with Toy Safety Directive

Posted December 2, 2021 by BenChristie

A look at changes to the list of standards for presumption of conformity with the European Toy Safety Directive.

The European Union (EU) has made four changes to its list of standards that are taken to demonstrate conformity with Directive 2009/48/EC, the so-called European Toy Safety Directive (TSD).

Implementing Decision (EU) 2021/1992 was published on November 16, 2021. It repeals Implementing Decision (EU) 2021/867 and includes four updates to the standards for presumption of conformity:

• EN 71-2:2020 for flammability
• EN 71-3:2019+A1:2021 for migration of certain elements
• EN 71-4:2020 for experimental sets for chemistry and related activities, and
• EN 71-13:2021 for olfactory board games, cosmetic kits and gustative games

Previous iterations of these standards will be withdrawn on May 15, 2022:

• EN 71-2:2011+A1:2014
• EN 71-3:2019
• EN 71-4:2013
• EN 71-13:2014

To see highlights of the latest list of toy safety standards that are presumed to demonstrate conformity with the TSD, see SGS’s original SafeGuard 153/21.

The new standards will come into effect upon publication in the Official Journal of the EU (OJEU) – November 16, 2021.

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Last Updated December 2, 2021