prEN 14372

Child care articles - Cutlery and feeding utensils - Safety requirements and tests prEN 14372

General information

40.10 harmonizedStageCodeLabel.40.10   Mar 7, 2024

CEN

CEN/TC 252 Child care articles

European Norm

97.190   Equipment for children

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 48 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, to containers intended for storage only, or to cutlery and feeding utensils designed for specialist medical applications or for use under medical supervision (see B.1).
It does not apply to single-use cutlery and feeding utensils.
It includes test methods for the mechanical and chemical requirements specified and requirements relating to the product information.
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 (see B.2).
This document is not applicable for drinking equipment (feeding bottles, teats, spouts, and cups) which is covered by EN 14350:2020.
There are some products which are designed to be also used as Drinking Equipment or have a drinking function. These products shall additionally meet the requirements of EN 14350:2020.

Related legislation

Legislation related to this standard

2001/95/EC

General product safety

Life cycle

PREVIOUSLY

PUBLISHED
EN 14372:2004

NOW

IN_DEVELOPMENT
prEN 14372
40.10 harmonizedStageCodeLabel.40.10
Mar 7, 2024