Our guide showing the origin of the chemical requirements for toys
  • Toy Safety Directive /Toys (Safety) Regulations
  • Toy Standards
  • CLP
  • Restriction of Hazardous substances (RoHS)
  • Packaging Waste Directive/Regulations
  • Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs)
  • Cosmetics

BTHA Tools

Substance Toolkit

Identifies legislation that specifies limits for toys or materials commonly used within toys. How to identify materials and toys at risk of non-compliance. How to reduce risk or non-compliance and how to demonstrate compliance


A database , free for BTHA members ,with almost 250,000 substances and more than 600 global regulations.

BSOL Standards Only

Read only access to standards relevant to toys.

Compliance Strategies

Approaches that can be taken to demonstrate compliance, without final product testing.

Regulatory updates

These updates are published 3 times a year and provide information on any changes that are happening and where any additional guidance can be found.

Standards Update Sheet

Updated - 11/07/2024

Chemicals Update Sheet

Updated - 11/07/2024

EU Toy Safety Regulations Tracker

Updated - 18/04/2024

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