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  • broomy
    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    Hi I've made sockmonkeys for my boys ive had such good feedback i want to make them to sell. Do I have to purchase some kind of…
    27 July 2015
  • bjp
    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    Purchased a marvel toy through ebay from chinese seller. It is cheaply made, hollow plastic & head pops off easily. .blatant…
    15 July 2015
  • Whippety
    Re: Toy Safety: What Does the Law Say?
    I am putting together knit kits. The kits would supply all materials necessary to make one finished toy, including the…
    13 July 2015
  • ToysAdvice
    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    @LadyNyNy79. You will need CE certification for the soft toy. The jewellery may not need it as "fashion accessories for children…
    13 July 2015
  • ToysAdvice
    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    @Sye. Usually if the toy complies with all the safety standards so that it can carry the CE marking etc, specific details are…
    13 July 2015
  • LadyNyNy79
    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    Howdy! My sons inspired a creative flurry and have taken up sewing to make him toys (soft and plush). Ive gotten such cool…
    8 July 2015
  • sye
    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    Hi there, does a plush/soft toy need to have on its label the info about the filling material, as in the States or can it be…
    7 July 2015
  • rachee
    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    hi, to self certify a toy do I need to buy the downloadable pack from conformance or is it just a case of documenting it and…
    6 July 2015
  • ToysAdvice
    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    @Mrspetts. We can't give specific information about this. You could try contacting the British Standards Institute for more…
    1 July 2015
  • Smokyxx
    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    I would like to make fabric stackers for babies to sell. Can you advise if I need CE certification? Also any other advise would…
    28 June 2015
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