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UK Amend the Toys (Safety) Regulations !
Publisher:Admin  Source:  Date:2022/6/28

On 16 June 2022, the UK has published The Toys and Cosmetic Products (Restriction of Chemical Substances) Regulations 2022 (S.I. 2022 No. 659) amending the chemical requirements in toys and cosmetic products. These amendments will extend to UK Great Britain (England, Wales, and Scotland).


The Toys (Safety) Regulations 2011 are amended as follows:

(1) in the second table at point 11 of Part 3 of Schedule 2, omit entry 10 (Methyl heptine carbonate); add three entries of prohibited allergenic fragrances in Point 11 of Part 3 of Schedule 2, as below:

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The amendment will come into force on 15 October 2022, are the same as EU’s requirement as laid down in the Directive (EU) 2020/2089, which will apply from 5 July 2022 in EU Member States and UK Northern Ireland.

 

(2) amend the migration limits of aluminium in the table in Point 13 of Part 3 of Schedule 2, as below:

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The amendment on aluminium will come into force on 15 December 2022, are the same as EU’s requirement as laid down in the Directive (EU) 2019/1922, which has applied from 20 May 2021 in EU Member States and UK Northern Ireland.

 

(3) add two entries regards aniline and formaldehyde in Appendix C to Schedule 2 to the Toys (Safety) Regulations 2011 (S.I. 2011 No. 1881), which specifies the limit values for chemicals used in toys intended for use by children under 36 months or in other toys intended to be placed in the mouth:

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The amendment on aniline will come into force on 15 December 2022, are the same as EU’s requirement as laid down in the Directive (EU) 2021/903, which will apply from 5 December 2022 in EU Member States and UK Northern Ireland.

 

The amendment on formaldehyde will come into force on 15 December 2022, are the same as EU’s requirement as laid down in the Directive (EU) 2019/1929, which has applied from 21 May 2021 in EU Member States and UK Northern Ireland.


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