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  • ToysAdvice
    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    @Mrspetts. We can't give specific information about this. You could try contacting the British Standards Institute for more…
    1 July 2015
  • Smokyxx
    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    I would like to make fabric stackers for babies to sell. Can you advise if I need CE certification? Also any other advise would…
    28 June 2015
  • Mrspetts
    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    I'm looking to make little bean bags to sell. I've made these for friends and family and use to fill with unpopped popcorn. I'm…
    28 June 2015
  • ToysAdvice
    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    @Cath73. Check with Trading Standards but we expect this would need a CE mark as it's aimed as children and whilst it's also a…
    26 June 2015
  • cath73
    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    I would like to know whether we need to provide a CE mark on a product I want to sell. The product is a balloon advent…
    22 June 2015
  • ToysAdvice
    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    @cally. Why do you need to replace the tag? You will still need to provide the CE labelling and standards etc
    15 June 2015
  • ToysAdvice
    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    @crochetcrazy. You will need specific labelling. You'll find some good information on the British Toy and Hobb
    11 June 2015
  • Cally
    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    We have sold a bear imported from China which had a tag added to it by the manufacturer on our behalf. The tag includes all the…
    10 June 2015
  • crochet crazy
    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    I am making small weaving kits for children. What standards do I need to apply. If I include a large plastic sewing needle do I…
    7 June 2015
  • ToysAdvice
    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    @grannyb. There are standards your clothing will need to meet. This guide
    2 June 2015
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