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    CMR Substances

    2021-05-21
    ProductIP
    Intermediate

    CMR substances are chemical substances (or mixtures) of specific concern due to the long term and serious effects that they may have on human health. 

    The Möbius loop

    2021-02-24
    ProductIP
    Intermediate

    Article 8 of the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive 94/62/EC defines the marking and identification of packaging materials. The identification of the nature of the packaging material facilitates collection, reuse, recovery and recycling of packaging.

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    What is UKCA marking?

    2021-10-13
    ProductIP
    Intermediate

    UKCA marking is a similar provision as the CE marking, however applicable for UK laws and the UK market.

    CMR Substances

    2021-05-21
    ProductIP
    Intermediate

    CMR substances are chemical substances (or mixtures) of specific concern due to the long term and serious effects that they may have on human health. 

    Guidance for toys

    2021-04-16
    ProductIP
    Beginner

    The toy safety directive 2009/48/EC (link) is one of the most important pieces of product legislation. Children do not yet have sufficient knowledge of risks and they are vulnerable. Adult sellers rely on the toy making industry for safe products. Unfortunately, the number of recalled toys remains (too) high.

    The hazards of small, strong magnets

    2021-03-23
    ProductIP
    Intermediate

    Magnets attract themselves as well as people of all ages, especially children. Regrettably, enclosed in its attractiveness is also a lethal risk for products that contain small, strong magnets.

    Coin and button batteries (cells)

    2021-02-23
    ProductIP
    Experienced

    All small batteries are potentially dangerous to children who access them. Ingestion by young children increasingly causes injuries and tragic fatalities. A quick internet search on this topic will result in tragic stories from inconsolable, bewildered parents and horrific pictures of internal burns and the

    Child appealing products

    2021-02-22
    ProductIP
    Experienced

    Every product can be played with by a child, but when becomes a product a toy?

    LEDS, Toys, EN 62115

    2021-02-19
    ProductIP
    Expert

    LEDS and Lasers

    Plastic bags can be dangerous

    2021-02-19
    ProductIP
    Intermediate

    “WARNING. Keep this plastic bag or film away from children to avoid suffocation”.