Israel Revises Two National Standards for Toys to Harmonize with EU Standards

Israel is revising its national standards – SI 562 part 3 and part 7 – to harmonize them with European standards.

Online PR News – 03-November-2017 – Geneva, Switzerland – Israel has announced the revision of two national standards relating to toys as part of its process to harmonize certain standards with European Union standards. The two standards are:

1. SI 562 part 3: migration of certain elements (February 2015)
2. SI 562 part 7: finger paints (November 2005)

The first standard will be brought into line with EN 71-3:2013 +A1:2014 and the second into line with EN 71-7:2014.

Compliance with these standards is mandatory in Israel.

Stakeholders are advised to check their products are compliant with current Israeli regulations and are reminded that SGS has a Mutual Recognition Agreement with the Standards Institute of Israel for accepting SGS toy reports.

SGS Toys & Juvenile Product Services
SGS offers a wide range of services to ensure that products comply with the EU Toy Safety Directive. They provide training, safety/risk assessment, technical documentation check, labelling review, testing according to harmonised standards, SVHC screening, inspections and audits. SGS has the largest global network of toy experts and testing facilities around the world - around 20 toy labs worldwide including 3 EU Notified Bodies (France, Germany and Netherlands). Learn more about SGS’s Toys & Juvenile Product Services: [www.sgs.com/en/Consumer-Goods-Retail/Toys-and-Juvenile-Products/Toys/EU-Toy-Directive]

For further information contact:

Sanda Stefanovic
Toy Expert
Tel: +31 6 51542190
Email: crs.media@sgs.com

About SGS
SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 90,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 2,000 offices and laboratories around the world.

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