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  • MickBz
    Re: Dangerous Toys and Recalls
    Not only that but when the bearings part company small ball bearings are splattered everywhere. An obvious danger to small children…
    24 June 2017
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    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    Rach - Your Question:Hi, I'm looking to sell hand poured wax crayons. As the crayons I'm planning to use are originally CE…
    22 June 2017
  • Rach
    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    Hi, I'm looking to sell hand poured wax crayons. As the crayons I'm planning to use are originally CE tested, do I need to CE…
    20 June 2017
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    Emily-Bowen - Your Question:Heyy, I am an A-level student who is doing dt and for my year 13 coursework I have to chose a brief. I…
    19 June 2017
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    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    Nicola - Your Question:Hi, I am looking into purchasing a self certification C E marking pack. The only ones I can find are for…
    16 June 2017
  • Emily-Bowen
    Re: The Best Educational Toys
    Heyy, I am an A-level student who is doing dt and for my year 13 coursework I have to chose a brief. I have chosen the brief where I…
    15 June 2017
  • JimmyRash
    Re: How to Check Safety of Wooden Toys
    Does anyone know if treated wood for use outside will pass the CE tests? I am looking at producing a garden toy. I…
    14 June 2017
  • Nicola
    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    Hi, I am looking into purchasing a self certification C E marking pack. The only ones I can find are for soft toys. My product…
    13 June 2017
  • Steph
    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    I make crochet, knitted and sewn toys and I'm hoping to sell them. I use safety eyes and filling that conform to EN71. What else…
    11 June 2017
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    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    i am considering making craft kits with adults but theoretically, there would be no reason why a child/young adult would not be…
    7 June 2017
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