SGS Consumer Testing Services achieves accreditation for EN71-3: 2013
The Bradford branch of SGS United Kingdom Limited, moved to a larger site in the summer of 2013. They are now situated at Listerhills Park of Science and Commerce in Bradford, and are pleased to announce that they have been granted accreditation by UKAS, (The United Kingdom Accreditation Service) for EN71-3: 2013, Safety of Toys, migration of certain elements.
EN71-3:2013 gives chemical migration limits for nineteen elements including Chromium III, VI and Organotin. This revised version of the standard came into force on 20 July 2013 and is a response to the amended European Toy Safety Directive, (2009/48/EC).
SGS offers a wide range of services to ensure that products comply with the European Toy Safety Directive, including Testing, Technical File Assessments, Safety Assessments for chemicals including Nitrosamines, Allergenic Fragrances and CMRs (Carcinogenic, Mutagenic or Toxic to Reproduction), Safety /Risk Assessments, Labelling reviews, Training, Audits and Inspections.