Turkey add new restrictions in toy regulation

2017-04-18 18:51:17 Services/Footwear Read

Turkey add new restrictions in toy regulation

On 1 Apr. 2017, Turkey Ministry of Custom released Gazette No. 30025 to amend Turkish toy regulation in the interest of clarity, and also include 9 restrictions for toys.

It is noted that the new toy regulation published in Oct. 2016 aligns with EU Toy Safety Directive 2009/48/EC.

The amendments to Turkish toy safety are as below

Expands the scope of nickel exemption

Substance                Category                   Permitted use

Ni                                CMR2                     In toys or toy components made of stainless steel   In toy components which areintended to conduct an electric current

Add 9 restrictions for toys which are intended for children under 36 months and in other toys intended to be placed into mouth