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The Toys (Safety) Regulations 1995

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Citation, commencement and revocation

  3. 2.Application

  4. 3.Interpretation

  5. 4.Essential safety requirements

  6. 5.Toys bearing CE marking

  7. 6.Conformity of toys with national standards

  8. 7.Conformity of toys with an approved model

  9. 8.Approved bodies

  10. 9.EC type-examination certificate

  11. 10.CE marking and other information on or accompanying toys

  12. 11.Requirement to keep available and give information about toys which bear the CE marking

  13. 12.Requirement to give information about toys which do not bear the CE marking

  14. 13.Prohibition on supply

  15. 14.Duties of enforcement authorities

  16. 15.Commencement of proceedings

  17. 16.Regulations to be treated as safety regulations within the meaning of the 1987 Act

  18. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      SPECIMEN FORM OF CE MARKING TO BE PLACED ON OR TO ACCOMPANY TOYS

      1. If the CE marking is reduced or enlarged the proportions...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      ANNEX II OF THE TOYS DIRECTIVE

      1. ESSENTIAL SAFETY REQUIREMENTS FOR TOYS

        1. I.

          GENERAL PRINCIPLES

          1. 1.In compliance with the requirements of Article 2 of the...

          2. 2.(a) The degree of risk present in the use of...

          3. 3.Labels on toys and/or their packaging and the instructions for...

        2. II.

          PARTICULAR RISKS

          1. 1.Physical and mechanical properties

          2. 2.Flammability

          3. 3.Chemical properties

          4. 1.Toys must be so designed and constructed that, when used...

          5. 2.In particular, for the protection of children’s health, bioavailability resulting...

          6. 3.Toys must not contain dangerous substances or preparations within the...

          7. 4.Electrical properties

          8. 5.Hygiene

          9. 6.Radioactivity

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      PRODUCTS NOT REGARDED AS TOYS FOR THE PURPOSE OF THESE REGULATIONS

      1. 1.Christmas decorations.

      2. 2.Detailed scale models for adult collectors.

      3. 3.Equipment intended to be used collectively in playgrounds.

      4. 4.Sports equipment.

      5. 5.Aquatic equipment intended to be used in deep water.

      6. 6.Folk dolls and decorative dolls and other similar articles for...

      7. 7.“Professional” toys installed in public places (shopping centres, stations, etc.)....

      8. 8.Puzzles with more than 500 pieces or without picture, intended...

      9. 9.Air guns and air pistols.

      10. 10.Fireworks, including percussion caps.

      11. 11.Slings and catapults.

      12. 12.Sets of darts with metallic points.

      13. 13.Electric ovens, irons or other functional products operated at a...

      14. 14.Products containing heating elements intended for use under the supervision...

      15. 15.Vehicles with combustion engines.

      16. 16.Toy steam engines.

      17. 17.Bicycles designed for sport or for travel on the public...

      18. 18.Video toys that can be connected to a video screen,...

      19. 19.Babies' dummies.

      20. 20.Faithful reproductions of real fire arms.

      21. 21.Fashion jewellery for children.

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      ANNEX IV OF THE TOYS DIRECTIVE

      1. WARNINGS AND INDICATIONS OF PRECAUTIONS TO BE TAKEN WHEN USING TOYS (Article 11(5))

        1. Toys must be accompanied by appropriate clearly legible warnings in...

        2. 1.Toys not intended for children under 36 months

        3. 2.Slides, suspended swings and rings, trapezes, ropes and similar toys attached to a crossbeam

        4. 3.Functional toys

        5. 4.Toys containing inherently dangerous substances or preparations. Chemical toys

        6. 5.Skates and Skateboards for children

        7. 6.Toys intended for use in water

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      COMPLIANCE NOTICE

      1. 1.The notice shall— (a) specify the description of the toy...

      2. 2.The notice may include directions as to the measures to...

  19. Explanatory Note

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