EU Commission Amends Toy Safety Directive 2009/48/EC with Respect to Chromium VI Limits

29/05/18

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08h00 - 16h30

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Annex II of the Toy Safety Directive applies specific limit values for heavy metals and organic tin in materials used in toys.


One of the limit values for chromium VI has been amended.


The change only affects the “scraped-off toy material” category.


Summary of Changes

mg/kg

in dry, brittle, powder-like or
 pliable toy material

mg/kg

in liquid or sticky toy
material

mg/kg

in scraped-off toy
material

Chromium VI
(current limits)

0.02 0.005   0.2

Chromium VI 
(revised limits)

0.02 0.0050.053


An 18 month transition period will apply.

The revised limit will apply from 18th November 2019.


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