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Rules and Standards

Regulation 1907/2006 REACH

The REACH Regulation 1907/2006 is the European Regulation on Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals. It entered into force in 2007, replacing the former legislative framework for chemicals in the EU.

Decision 768/2008 on the marketing of products

The Decision on the marketing of products sets out common principles and procedures which EU legislation must follow when harmonising conditions for marketing products in the EU and the European Economic Area (EEA). It also It lays down rules for CE marking.

General Product Safety Directive (GPSD)

Other Community legislation that is relevant to toy safety, apart from the more specific toy safety legislation, includes the General Product Safety Directive (GPSD) 2001/95, which applies in a complementary manner to specific sectoral legislation.