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The European Commission (EC) has published amendments to revise Annex II to Directive 2009/48/EC on Toy Safety.
The Directives are:

  • Commission Directive (EU) 20191929

This directive adds formaldehyde (CAS No: 50–00-0) to Appendix C to Annex II with the following limits:

  • 1,5 mg/l (migration limit) in polymeric toy material
  • 0,1 ml/m3 (emission limit) in resin-bonded wood toy material
  • 30 mg/kg (content limit) in textile toy material
  • 30 mg/kg (content limit) in leather toy material
  • 30 mg/kg (content limit) in paper toy material
  • 10 mg/kg (content limit) in water-based toy material

This directive will be enforced on December 9th, 2019. The Member States shall adopt this Directive by May 20th, 2021.

  • Commission Directive (EU) 20191922

This directive replaces entry for aluminium to point 13 of part III of Annex II with the following revised limits:

  • 2250 mg/kg for dry, brittle, powder-like or pliable toy material
  • 560 mg/kg for liquid or sticky toy material
  • 28130 mg/kg for scraped-off toy material

This directive will be enforced on December 8th, 2019. The Member States shall adopt this Directive by May 19th, 2021.

Source URL : Commission Directive (EU) 20191929Commission Directive (EU) 20191922

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