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EU: CEN published CEN/TR 15071:2020 for national translations of warnings and instructions for use in toys

DECEMBER 2020 - TOYS PRODUCTS

On 16 December 2020, the European Committee for Standardization (CEN) published the technical report CEN/TR 15071:20201, which supersedes its previous version published 5 years ago. Some new warnings and corrected translations have been included in the updated document.

The technical report contains a compilation of translations of warnings and instructions for use in the EN 71 series of standards:

  • EN 71-1:2014+A1:2018, Safety of toys – Part 1: Mechanical and physical properties
  • EN 71-2:2011+A1:2014, Safety of toys – Part 2: Flammability*
  • EN 71-3:2019, Safety of toys – Part 3: Migration of certain elements
  • EN 71-4:2013, Safety of toys – Part 4: Experimental sets for chemistry and related activities
  • EN 71-5:2015, Safety of toys – Part 5: Chemical toys (sets) other than experimental sets
  • EN 71-7:2014+A3:2020, Safety of toys – Part 7: Finger paints - Requirements and test methods
  • EN 71-8:2018, Safety of toys – Part 8: Activity toys for domestic use
  • EN 71-12:2016, Safety of toys – Part 12: N-Nitrosamines and N-nitrosatable substances
  • EN 71-13:2014, Safety of toys – Part 13: Olfactory board games, cosmetic kits and gustative games
  • EN 71-14:2018, Safety of toys – Part 14: Trampolines for domestic use

*The new version EN 71-2:2020 is published on 9 December 2020.

It also contains warnings that are listed in the Toy Safety Directive 2009/48/EC. The translations are given in 27 languages that are being used in Europe.

Manufacturers, importers, surveillance authorities and test laboratories may refer to this technical report for the correct wording of warnings and instructions for use on toy products, packaging and in accompanying instructions.

 

[1]  CEN/TR 15071:2020

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