PRLog - May 8, 2014 - This is a completely new standard and is expected to be harmonized under the Toy Safety Directive 2009/48/EC for presumption of conformity.
CEN publishes new toy safety standard EN 71-13:2014 on allergenic fragrances.
On 26 March 2014, the CEN published the completely new toy safety standard EN 71-4:2014 to accommodate the requirements for the use of substances and mixtures in olfactory board games, cosmetic kits, gustative games and supplementary sets to such games or kits. It also specifies allergenic fragrances which are prohibited in toys, marking requirements, requirements on a contents list, instructions for use, the equipment intended to be used during the activity and the use of highly flammable liquids.
New Toy Safety Standard EN 71-13:2014
The new standard EN 71-13:2014 is now available on a commercial basis at the national standards organizations such as the British Standards Institution (BSI) (http://shop.bsigroup.com/
Highlights of the completely new standard are summarized in Table 1 within the latest SafeGuardS bulletin (http://newsletter.sgs.com/
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