Safety of toys - Part 5: Chemical toys (sets) other than experimental sets
This European Standard specifies requirements and test methods for the substances and materials used in chemical toys (sets) other than experimental sets. These substances and mixtures are:
? those classified as dangerous by the EC-legislation applying to dangerous substances and dangerous mixtures ;
? substances and mixtures which in excessive amounts could harm the health of the children using them and which are not classified as dangerous by the above mentioned legislation; and
? any other chemical substance(s) and mixture(s) delivered with the chemical toy.
NOTE The terms “substance” and “mixture” are defined in the REACH regulation No. (EC)1907/2006 and in the CLP regulation (EC) No. 1272/2008.
Additionally, requirements are specified for markings, warnings, safety rules, contents list, instructions for use and first aid information.
This Part of EN 71 applies to:
? plaster of Paris (gypsum) moulding sets;
? ceramic and vitreous enamelling materials supplied in miniature workshop sets;
? oven-hardening plasticised PVC modelling clay sets;
? plastic moulding sets;
? embedding sets;
? adhesives, paints, lacquers, varnishes, thinners and cleaning agents (solvents), supplied or recommended in model sets.