Between 2012 and 2014, TIE and its national association partners have organised a series of education efforts as part of the European Commission funded ‘European Toy Safety Information Campaign’. The aim of this education campaign was to help economic operators (manufacturers, importers, distributors, retailers and authorised representatives) and other stakeholders to better understand and apply the requirements in the new Toy Safety Directive. The education campaign covered 24 countries and over 1,000 toy industry players.
Malmö : European Toy Safety Information Seminar
20 September 2012
10.00 : General introduction
+ 10.30 : What do the new rules mean for your business: legal obligations of economic operators
Mr Lars Abel, Director, Nordic Toys Association.
Ms Moon-Hee Tjeder, Director, Swedish Toy Association.
Ms Catherine Van Reeth, Director-General, Toy Industries of Europe.
+ Mr Per-Olov Sjöö, Swedish Consumer Agency.
12.00 : An insider’s view on import and market controls in Denmark, Sweden and Lithuania
Ms Yvonne Hilner, Swedish Customs Agency.
Mr Per-Olov Sjöö, Swedish Consumer Agency.
Ms Vibeke Bennetsen, Danish Safety Technology Authority.
Ms Jurate Kubaityte, Lithuanian Ministry of Economy.
14.00 : Ensuring compliance; three areas of focus: the safety assessment, the technical documentation and the chemical requirements.
Mr Christian Wetterberg, Director Governmental Affairs LEGO, Chair of ISO TC 181 and Chairman of TC52 on toy safety.
Ms Christina Larsson from Swedish Chemical Agency
16.30 – Overview of the most relevant toy safety related standards.
Ms Helle Stålung, Danish Standards, Secretary of TC52 on toy safety.