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  • Buttonmoon
    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    Hi there, I need some advice as I think I'm in a bit of a grey area. I make button bouquets as a hobby and eventually would like…
    27 March 2015
  • ToysAdvice
    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    @Azzurra. Cords/ribbons on toys intended for 18 to 36 months should be no longer than 300 mm. Make sure they cannot be detached…
    26 March 2015
  • Azzurra
    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    Hi everyone, I am sewing doll carriers for my baby's friend and thinking about sell them in the future. They are made with long…
    24 March 2015
  • ToysAdvice
    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    @kate26580 - this is a question we often receive. We're planning on asking our lawyer to write something specific on this topic…
    25 February 2015
  • ToysAdvice
    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    @MBL. No this shouldn't be necessary if you're satisfied that the products you buy comply with British & EU Standards. Your…
    25 February 2015
  • ToysAdvice
    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    @jackiep. We can't give specific information on brands/ wool types etc. Your trading standards office might be able to help.
    24 February 2015
  • Kate26580
    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    I have a fabric toy for small children that I would like to make and sell. There are no buttons, small parts etc, just fabric…
    23 February 2015
  • ToysAdvice
    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    @Gawaine. There's probably nothing you can do to enforce a change in Etsy's categorisation decisions. You should keep a record…
    23 February 2015
  • MBL
    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    Hi, I make one or two knitted toys which I look to sell...they are usually crocheted or knitted, features are sewn so no other…
    23 February 2015
  • Jackiep
    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    I want to make knitted bears using safety eyes, noses and stuffing. .... its just the wool I'm concerned about. .. I want to use…
    22 February 2015
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