Plush toys and EN71 certification
Lihang is a professional testing agency for CE certification. Products exported to the European Union need to be CE certified. Plush toys that are popular with children must also be handled. We have done a lot of stuffed toy CE certification projects. Let's learn more about the CE certification of plush toys!
If you want your products to circulate and sell freely in EU member states, then your products must be affixed with the "CE certification" mark, so that you don't have to meet the requirements of each member state. This certification mark is a safety certification mark that can be opened for manufacturers to enter the European market. This can also be said to be a mandatory certification mark in the EU market. Regardless of whether it is a product produced by an EU enterprise or a product produced in another country, if it wants to circulate freely on the EU market, it must be affixed with the "CE mark to show that the product meets the basic requirements of the EU's "New Methods of Technical Coordination and Standardization" Directive This is a mandatory requirement of EU law on products.
With the development of the economy, there are more and more types of plush toys. The target group has evolved from a single target child to today’s audience groups such as little boys, big girls, and big boys. Plush toys of different styles, both It can be used to play or to treasure. When buying stuffed toys, we will consider factors. In addition to price and style, we should also pay attention to the label. Whether the stuffed toy meets the relevant testing standards, we will find that some of the stuffed toy labels are environmentally friendly. Mark, some will also have CE certification mark.
If the fur of the plush toy does not pass, our skin may cause allergies and uncomfortable after contact, so everyone should pay attention to choosing plush toy products that meet the standards.
Manufacturers should also produce toys in accordance with relevant standards when manufacturing toys. There are many benefits of applying for CE certification. Not only can they be used for customs clearance, they do not have to worry about being found when they are sold in the EU, and customers will be more trustworthy. The products with the CE certification mark also promote the sales of enterprise products.
Plush toy testing items:
EN 71-1 physical properties
EN 71-2 flame retardant performance (refer to ISO 6941 textile burning performance)
EN 71-3 prohibited substances (19 species): aluminum, antimony, arsenic, barium, boron, cadmium, chromium (III), chromium (VI), cobalt, copper, lead, manganese, mercury, nickel, selenium, strontium, tin , Organotin, zinc
Plush toys only need to do EN71 certification test and related tests to ensure that the product is safe. After completing the plush toy EN71 test, Lihang's third-party organization can also issue the CE certification certificate for the plush toy. It will be able to pass smoothly in EU countries!