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SIS Approves STD-101591 Standard for Safety of Toys

May 21, 2014

The Swedish Standards Institute (SIS) has approved the article number STD-101591 concerning the olfactory board games, cosmetic kits and gustative games as part of the safety of toys.

The article specifies requirements on the use of substances and mixtures and in some cases on their amount and concentration used in these products.

Substances and mixtures include:

  • those classified as dangerous by the EC-legislation applying to dangerous substances [15, 16], and dangerous mixtures [17];
  • substances and mixtures which in excessive amounts could harm the health of the children using them and which are not classified as dangerous by the above mentioned legislation; and
  • any other chemical substance(s) and mixture(s) delivered with the set.