TOY SAFETY DIRECTIVE

The Toy Safety Directive was published on 20th July 2011.

The BTHA has published a series of guidance documents to help the industry comply with the new directive. These documents will be updated at regular intervals and companies should ensure they have the latest version.

Guides 1-8 have been approved under the Primary Authority Scheme.

For the text of the Directive please click here.

For further information and guidance from the EU Commission regarding toys and toy safety please click here.

Please click on the links below for the latest information:

TSD 1 PART 1 – TOY SAFETY DIRECTIVE GUIDANCE
TSD 2 PART 2 – OBLIGATIONS OF ECONOMIC OPERATORS
 
TSD 3 PART 3 – TECHNICAL DOCUMENTATION
TSD 4 PART 4 – MARKINGS & WARNINGS
 
TSD 5 PART 5 – CONFORMITY OF SERIES PRODUCTION
TSD 6 PART 6 – SAFETY ASSESSMENTS
 
TSD 7 PART 7 – PRODUCT MONITORING
TSD 8 PART 8 – CONFORMITY ASSESSMENT

Help with compliance on the chemical requirements of the Toy Safety Directive*:

CMR GUIDE 

CHEMICAL COMPLIANCE STRATEGIES

*also see chemical section