Children’s products are items designed for use by children, but not classified as toys.
- School items, such as backpacks, gym bags, lunch boxes, lunch bags, pencil cases and stationery
- Footwear, including novelty slippers
- Changing bags, toothbrushes, bibs
- Hot water bottle covers and character warmers
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General safety testing
- Children’s Products
At present, a specific directive or harmonised safety standards are not in place for children’s products such as back packs, novelty slippers, stationery/school sets, footwear etc
In the absence of relevant standards, the safety requirements are assessed against the closet published standards for General Product Safety Directive 2001/95/EC purposes.
Depending on the product, there may be other testing obligations, such as compliance with the REACH Regulations (EC) No 1907/2006.
We will be happy to advise you on the tests your product will require.
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