CEN Published EN 71-3:2019+A1:2021 for Migration of Certain Elements in Toys
May. 20 2021
The European Committee for Standardization (CEN) published EN 71-3:2019+A1:2021 for Migration of Certain Elements in Toys. This European Standard shall be given the status of a national standard, either by publication of an identical text or by endorsement, at the latest by October 2021, and conflicting national standards shall be withdrawn at the latest by October 2021.
This amendment is expected to be harmonized under the Toy Safety Directive 2009/48/EC when it is accepted by the European Commission and announced in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU).
Major Changes in Amendment
• Modifications to clause 4.2 “Specific requirements”
Include the new migration limits for Aluminium which have been amended by Commission Directive (EU) 2019/1922 and will be applied from May 20, 2021 under EU Toy Safety Directive
Migration Limit (mg/kg)
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• Modifications to clause F.6.2 “Calculation of migration”
Clarifying the meaning of V1 and V2 in the formula for calculating Chromium (VI) migration
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