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    Hi, I'm looking into crocheting cot mobiles, will these need CE testing? I ask as they are jot intended fir the child to play…
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    I am wanting to make some handmade fabric books, i think they are refered to as "quiet books" or "activity books" . They will…
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    EdElf - Your Question:Hi, I have some soft toys that were made in China to sell at an event in the UK. Unfortunately the toys…
    15 April 2016
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    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    Hi, I have some soft toys that were made in China to sell at an event in the UK. Unfortunately the toys were not CE stamped when…
    14 April 2016
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    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    HI, I'm making some small wooden toys. Mainly cars about 4" square. I use only oak and the wheels are glued to the axles there…
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    I make covers pillows and mattress for dolls prams I also put a frill on the outside if the pram and make new hood's for the…
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