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  • CoM
    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    Hi, I have a product - memory cards for children aged 2 - 4 for their early development. The set is basically for the parents…
    16 August 2019
  • ali
    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    does anyone know if crochet water balloons need ce testing I cant find any information I know handmade sporting goods don't but…
    9 August 2019
  • Sue
    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    Hi I make dolls, with calico, the stuffing is all regulated capok or pure wool, they have no false eyes only embroidered, and…
    16 July 2019
  • charlotte
    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    Hi, I am new to selling products. I am making knitted soft toys that I intend to sell at a craft stall and have been informed…
    16 July 2019
  • stacey
    Re: The Toy Safety Directive 2011
    Hi, /i'm starting a business making dummy clips and keyrings I believe both of these items fall into fashion so are not required…
    12 July 2019
  • Nic
    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    Hi, I am a crafter and do craft shows mainly tote bags, aprons, fabric trays etc. I hav been asked if I can make superhero capes…
    12 June 2019
  • Emma
    Re: Toys: What Are My Consumer Rights?
    My son spent £25 (all his saved money) on a golden snitch from an independent toy shop. It broke within 24 hours. It is…
    30 May 2019
  • Anne
    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    I’m wanting to make and sell sensory lap pads, blankets and twiddle/fiddle muffs. Also I spy bags - zipped canvas pencil cases…
    19 May 2019
  • Lynn
    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    Hi. Does anyone know of a glue that is en71 compliant apart from Pritt stick and school glue?
    15 May 2019
  • Hearts
    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    Hi, I’m looking to sell some wooden toys of various shape and size which will be hand painted by myself. The toys itself have…
    14 May 2019
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