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  • Cal
    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    Are educational tools classed as a toy? I want to sell drawing stencil sets with coloured pencils, pens etc..I have read…
    4 April 2018
  • Emmy123
    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    Hi I’m looking at making painted wooden slides for children aged 1.5-4 years would this class as sports equipment?
    22 March 2018
  • Claire
    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    Hi I would like to know if i buy a CE marked toy and add a Heat Vinly transfer name to a material part (an ear) do I need to get…
    21 March 2018
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    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    Phil - Your Question:Hi, in terms of providing a child friendly area to a retail premises, what do I need to consider? Is there…
    20 March 2018
  • Phil
    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    Hi, in terms of providing a child friendly area to a retail premises, what do I need to consider? Is there any guidance that I…
    19 March 2018
  • Vicky2507
    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    I would like to make baby/ children’s head bands which standards would these have to comply with?
    15 March 2018
  • kimmy
    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    I would like to do slime making workshops and sell it also using: liquid starch, pva glue, water, fragrance oil, children's…
    14 March 2018
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    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    ann07cor - Your Question:I am knitting some dolls as a hobby using ordinary wool, no buttons or safety eyes, just using wool and…
    2 March 2018
  • ann07cor
    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    I am knitting some dolls as a hobby using ordinary wool, no buttons or safety eyes, just using wool and stuffing them with a…
    28 February 2018
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    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    I bought a finger monkey toy from a shop and on the packaging says it has 40+ realistic monkey sounds and reacts to touch and…
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