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  • ToysAdvice
    Re: What to Check for When Buying Soft Toys
    @syl. Take a look at our article on toy safety standards. There is a link in the comment to @little2015 that you…
    26 November 2014
  • Syl.
    Re: What to Check for When Buying Soft Toys
    As a children's toy knitter, I need to know what restrictions there are to sell my toys, as I have been approached…
    25 November 2014
  • ToysAdvice
    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    @little2015. You may need to seek specific advice from your local trading standards office. Mainly as long as the items in your…
    13 November 2014
  • little2015
    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    I am currently starting up a children's party company and am trying to research the health and safety requirements for supplying…
    12 November 2014
  • ToysAdvice
    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    @Marylou. Your local trading standards office may be able to help you with specific information on wooden toys.
    10 November 2014
  • Marylou
    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    Not really Conformance only do a self certification pack for soft toys. Am getting there but is very complicated
    7 November 2014
  • ToysAdvice
    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    @Marylou (and Nmor) did the link in the answer to @barleyriels below help at all?
    3 November 2014
  • Marylou
    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    I have the same problem - struggling to find a definative answere to safety regulations for wooden toys. We have been making…
    2 November 2014
  • NMor
    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    I am making a range of animals, balancing toys and cars from wood and am having trouble finding a definitive answer on the…
    29 October 2014
  • ToysAdvice
    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    @barleyriels - you can self certify your products to comply with safety requirements. We found some useful information from…
    13 October 2014
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