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Ukraine - Draft Resolution Approving Technical Regulations on Safety of Toys


This Draft Resolution was published on 29 August 2017, modelled on the EU Safety of Toys Directive 2009/48/EC.

The Draft applies to products entirely or partially designed or intended to be used by children under 14 years of age with some exemption from the scope, set out in Annex 1 of the Technical Regulation.

When placing toys on the market, manufacturers shall:

•ensure that they have been designed and manufactured in accordance with the requirements set out in Articles 33-35 of this Technical Regulation and Annex 2;

•draw up the required technical documentation in accordance with Articles 59-61 and carry out the applicable conformity assessment procedure in accordance with Articles 51-53.

•draw up a declaration of conformity, as referred to in Articles 41-43,

•affix the mark of conformity as set out in Article 48,

•maintain the technical documentation and the declaration of conformity for a period of 10 years after the toy has been placed on the market;

•carry out sample testing of marketed toys, investigate, and, if necessary, keep a register of complaints, of non-conforming toys and toy recalls, and shall keep distributors informed of any such monitoring;

•ensure that their toys bear a type, batch, serial or model number or other element allowing their identification, or, where the size or nature of the toy does not allow it, that the required information is provided on the packaging or in a document accompanying the toy;

•indicate their name, registered trade name or registered trade mark and the address at which they can be contacted on the toy or, where that is not possible, on its packaging or in a document accompanying the toy. The address shall indicate a single point at which the manufacturer can be contacted;

•ensure that the toy is accompanied by instructions and safety information in a language in accordance with the law on the use of languages.

Toys put into circulation before the date of entry into force of this Resolution cannot be prohibited or restricted due to reasons of non-compliance with the requirements of the Technical Regulation approved by this Resolution.

If enacted, the Resolution will enter into force 6 months after official publication, whereupon Resolution No. 515, 2013 will be repealed.

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