Notification Detail

Ordinance of the Federal Department of Home Affairs (FDHA) on the Safety of Toys; SR 817.023.11 (6 page(s), in German; 6 page(s), in French; 6 page(s), in Italian)
Reference: G/TBT/N/CHE/261

Date of arrival: 2021 July 22     -     Final date for comments: 2021 September 20

Description

: The present notification amends the Swiss toys ordinance in line with the latest modifications of the Directive 2009/48/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 June 2009 on the safety of toys. In particular, the following changes had been made: • requirements for allergenic fragrances (restrictions of use and labelling), limit values for chemicals used in certain toys, • the adaptation to technical and scientific developments as regards migration limits for aluminium, • replacement of EN 71-3:2013+A3:2018 with EN 71-3:2019.

Objectives

Trade Facilitation
Consumer Information, Labelling
Protection of Human Health or Safety
Lowering or Removal of Trade Barriers

Fields of Activity

Toys
Sports equipment and facilities

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