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  • Sarah
    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    I make crochet play food do I need to get it safety checked before I sell them
    1 July 2020
  • Emma
    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    Hi I would like to make silicone teething rings and wooden bunny ear teething rings for babies. How do I get my products tested…
    21 June 2020
  • Elaine
    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    Hi, I'm buying sand for my son's sand pit. It complies with toy safety standards but nothing specific on being crystalline…
    19 June 2020
  • Cath
    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    Hi I want to make teethers for young children and those older with special needs.I can buy the materials from a specialist shop…
    17 June 2020
  • Aleks
    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    Hello. I bought eva foam playmat on ebay. On the package was written down to wash it before use and leave it open for few…
    11 June 2020
  • Deborah
    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    Hi I bought stuffing for a soft toy I crocheted for child. The stuffing was purchased online advertising that it confirmed to…
    10 June 2020
  • eric23
    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    Hello I want to make dummy clips using wooden, silicone and crochet beads I have had sellers tell me they are food grade…
    3 June 2020
  • Joanie
    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    Hi, do lavender bags count as soft toys if they have soft-fill padding?
    27 May 2020
  • JLB
    Re: What is This Toy Safety Mark?
    Good evening, I am looking at a product concept consisting of learning flash cards for children. Please may I ask whether this…
    14 May 2020
  • Jen
    Re: Toy Safety Standards in the UK
    Hi I am looking at making personalised wooden toy boxes and memory boxes. Would these be classified as toys? Would they need to…
    13 May 2020
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