Batteries & Accumulators
When dealing with batteries in toys, manufacturers should be aware of two sets of regulations in the UK.
- The Batteries and Accumulators (Placing on the Market) Regulations 2015
- The Waste Batteries and Accumulators Regulations 2009
The guidance below covers the first piece of regulation which outlines the rules for toy companies regarding the placing on the market of batteries and accumulators, and in particular those containing specified hazardous substances.