EN 14372:2004

Child use and care articles - Cutlery and feeding utensils - Safety requirements and tests

Publication date:   Dec 27, 2006

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90.93 Standard confirmed   Jun 2, 2009

CEN

CEN/TC 252 Child care articles

European Norm

97.190   Equipment for children

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Scope

This document specifies safety requirements relating to the materials, construction, performance, packaging and labelling of cutlery and feeding utensils. All products which are intended to be used by a child aged up to 36 months to eat by itself or with the assistance of another person are included in the scope of this document. This includes products which have a different primary function, but have a secondary function intended to allow a child to use the product to eat by itself or with the assistance of another person.
It does not apply to pre-prepared food containers, or to cutlery and feeding utensils designed for specialist medical applications or for use under medical supervision.
It includes test methods for the mechanical and chemical requirements specified and requirements relating to the instructions of use.
There are some products designed as a toy or with features that resemble a toy. These products shall additionally meet the relevant requirements of EN 71.
This document is not applicable for drinking equipment (feeding bottles, teats, spouts, and cups) which is covered by EN 14350-1 and EN 14350-2.

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PUBLISHED
EN 14372:2004
90.93 Standard confirmed
Jun 2, 2009