April 20, 2015
On March 5, 2015, the Egyptian Organization for Standardization and Quality (EOS) has notified the World Trade Organization (WTO) on the issuance of Ministerial Decree No. 134/2014 mandating Egyptian Standard ES 7093/2014, "Essential Requirements for Safety of Toys," for toy producers and importers.
The Standard, which complies with 2009/48/EC, specifies the essential requirements for the following test for toys:
- Mechanical and physical properties
- Flammability and chemical properties
- Electrical properties
The Ministerial Decree is open for public comment for 60 days from date of notification.