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EU Harmonized Standards on Toys Safety

January 8, 2013

The European Official Journal has published the updated list of EN standards harmonized under Safety of Toys Directive 2009/48/CE. The update has included in the list the last amendment of EN 62115 that is the A11:2012.

Testing to verify the compliance of electrical toys to safety requirements of EU Directive 2009/48/CE shall include starting from the date of publication, also the new amendment. Examples of toys within the scope of this standard are constructional sets; experimental sets; functional toys (having function similar to an appliance or installation used by adults) and video toys (toys having a screen and means of activation such as a joystick or keyboard).