Those new requirements would be enforcing by October/November 2018 respectively.
New Migration Limit of Lead
Council Directive (EU) 2017/738 of 27 March 2017 amending the migration limit of lead. In the table under point 13 of part III of Annex II to Directive 2009/48/EC, the entry for the migration limit of lead is replaced by the following (in ppm):
Category I (Dry, brittle, powder like or pliable): 2.0 mg/kg
Category II (Liquid or sticky): 0.5 mg/kg
Category III (Scraped-off): 23 mg/kg
The new limit would be enforcing by October 28, 2018.
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New Requirement of Phenol
Commission Directive (EU) 2017/774 of May 3, 2017 adopted the specific limit values for phenol used in toys.
By November 8, 2017, the new restrictions of phenol migration and preservative content apply to toys which are designed for children under 36 months and to other toys or parts of toys that intended to be placed in the mouth with the following three requirements under the Toy Safety Directive requests:
1. The content restriction of phenol as CMR substance: 10000 mg/kg;
2. Migration limit of polymer material: 5 mg/l;
3. The content restriction of preservative: 10 mg/kg.
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New Requirement of Specific Preservative - CMI/MI
Commission Directive (EU) 2015/2117 of 23 November 2015 amending, for the purpose of adopting specific limit values for chloromethylisothiazolinone and methylisothiazolinone used in toys, Appendix C to Annex II to Directive 2009/48/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the safety of toys, as regards chloromethylisothiazolinone and methylisothiazolinone, both individually and in a ratio of 3:1
In Appendix C of Annex II to Directive 2009/48/EC, the following entries shall be added:
|‘reaction mass of: 5-chloro-2- methyl-4-isothiazolin-3-one [EC no. 247-500-7] and 2-methyl-2H -isothiazol-3-one [EC no. 220-239-6] (3:1)
||1 mg/kg (content limit) in aqueous toy materials
||0,75 mg/kg (content limit) in aqueous toy materials
||0,25 mg/kg (content limit) in aqueous toy materials’
This amendment would be enforcing by November 24, 2017. It applies to toys which are designed for children under 36 months and to other toys or parts of toys that intended to be placed in the mouth
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