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    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    Libby - Your Question:Hi thereI'm struggling to find an answer as to whether I need to perform CE testing on kits I would like…
    25 August 2016
  • Molly
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    I have been making tutus for my daughter and have now decided to start trying to sell them at fairs and school fetes and maybe…
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    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    Hi there I'm struggling to find an answer as to whether I need to perform CE testing on kits I would like to put together.…
    22 August 2016
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    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    Hi I'm wanting to make a baby a teething clip with food safe silicone beads a cord that strings them together and a clip to…
    19 August 2016
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    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    Hi there, I buy toys that already CE marked and tested but I personalise them by lasering wording on them. Do I need to CE test…
    17 August 2016
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    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    I want to offer craft activities in my workshop. The fabrics all meet safety regulations but if the children make the fabrics…
    14 August 2016
  • Lee
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    I'm looking to make teepee tents for children. The construction would consist of 4 wooden poles and hand crafted/sewn fabric. Do…
    12 August 2016
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    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    lgal - Your Question:Hi,I am making teething necklaces using silicone beads. Should these be tested under toy safety regulations…
    4 August 2016
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    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    Hi, I am making teething necklaces using silicone beads. Should these be tested under toy safety regulations or are they…
    3 August 2016
  • Jen
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    Hi. I am planning on selling a ce tested toy dog. I wish to personalise him with a small bandana. It will just be a fabric…
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