EN 71-5:2015

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

Publication date:   Mar 17, 2016

General information

90.93 Standard confirmed   Apr 9, 2021

CEN

CEN/TC 52 Safety of toys

European Norm

97.200.50   Toys

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Scope

This European Standard specifies requirements and test methods for the substances and materials used in chemical toys (sets) other than experimental sets. These substances and mixtures are:
 those classified as dangerous by the EC-legislation applying to dangerous substances and dangerous mixtures [5];
 substances and mixtures which in excessive amounts could harm the health of the children using them and which are not classified as dangerous by the above mentioned legislation; and
 any other chemical substance(s) and mixture(s) delivered with the chemical toy.
NOTE The terms “substance” and “mixture” are defined in the REACH regulation No. (EC)1907/2006 and in the CLP regulation (EC) No. 1272/2008.
Additionally, requirements are specified for markings, warnings, safety rules, contents list, 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 plasticised PVC modelling clay sets;
 plastic moulding sets;
 embedding sets;
 adhesives, paints, lacquers, varnishes, thinners and cleaning agents (solvents), supplied or recommended in model sets.

Related legislation

Legislation related to this standard

2009/48/EC

DIRECTIVE 2009/48/EC OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 18 June 2009 on the Safety of Toys

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EN 71-5:2013

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PUBLISHED
EN 71-5:2015
90.93 Standard confirmed
Apr 9, 2021