EN 71-5:1993

Safety of toys - Part 5: Chemical toys (sets) other than experimental sets

Publication date:   Dec 20, 2000

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99.60 Withdrawal effective   Jun 5, 2013


CEN/TC 52 Safety of toys

European Norm

97.200.50   Toys



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This part of EN 71 specifies requirements for the substances and materials used in chemical toys (sets) other than experimental sets. It specifies: - the maximum amounts of substances and preparations classified as dangerous by the definitions in Directives 67/548/EEC* (with subsequent amendments and adaptations) and 88/379/EEC* (with subsequent amendments and adaptations); and - the maximum amounts of substances and preparations which in excessive amounts may harm the health of children using them and which are not covered by the above mentioned Directives; and - the maximum amounts for other substances or preparations delivered with the toy. Additionally, requirements are specified for markings, warnings, safety rules, contents lists, instructions for use and first aid information. This part of EN 71 applies to: - plaster of Paris (gypsum) moulding sets; - ceramic and vitreous enamelling materials supplied in miniature workshop sets; - oven hardening plasticized PVC modelling clay sets; - plastic moulding sets; - embedding sets; - photographic developing sets; - adhesives, paints, lacquers, varnishes, thinners and cleaning agents (solvents), supplied or recommended in model sets. * Differing legal requirements may exist in non-EC countries

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EN 71-5:1993
99.60 Withdrawal effective
Jun 5, 2013