Regulations And Directives For Toys, Childrenswear And UV Accessories
Product technologist Sarah Blackham follows up her part one Introduction to Regulations and Directives with this more in-depth look at regulations and directives you should be aware of when producing toys, childrenswear or UV accessories and swimwear, along with your manufacturing obligations.
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In this video you'll learn:
- What the key regulations and directives are for toys, childrenswear and UV-promoted swimwear
- What main regulatory requirements apply for children's toys
- What must be included in a technical file for UV-promoted swimwear and for children's toys
- What the CE/UKCA Mark is and when it should be applied
- What information to display on your product labels according to regulations
- What criteria to consider when producing children's clothing for the EU and US markets
- How to prepare an EU Declaration of Conformity
- About product recalls and some common causes for recalls in children's toys
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