Inspection and quarantine to remind export toy manufacturers are highly concerned about the new EU directive
In November 23, 2015, the European Commission issued 3 directives, limited requirements for children under 3 years old to play toys and put the entrance toys in the new 5 kinds of chemical substances, the directive will be formally implemented in 2017 at the latest.
Experts believe that these chemicals to human body especially children caused great harm, formamide absorbed through the respiratory tract, gastrointestinal tract and skin into the body, will be irritating to the skin and mucous membrane, into the human body can damage the central nervous system and the liver, kidney, stomach and other important organs; isothiazolone corrosion and irritating to the skin and eye contact with the microorganisms, can rapidly and irreversibly inhibit the growth of microorganisms, resulting in cell death, is a broad-spectrum, high efficiency and low toxicity, non oxidizing biocides. Earlier, there have been media reports, due to the presence of formamide China foam manufacturing to Belgium and France are puzzle lock.
Toys have always been one of China's key export products, in 2015 China's exports of toys, the total amount of nearly 100 billion yuan. At the same time, the toy is also the largest recall of Chinese products by the European Union, and China's exports to China every year to bring a large number of toy manufacturers economic losses. To this end, the inspection and quarantine departments to remind the export of the toy manufacturer: one is to learn understand the requirements of relevant EU directives, and will notify the relevant requirements of raw materials suppliers, requiring strict accordance with the new EU toy production requirements to provide qualified raw materials; two is to strengthen quality control, strengthen the sampling and testing for raw materials, not their own have the detection conditions of the enterprises should promptly extract relevant samples sent to entrust authoritative testing organizations; the three is to pay close attention to the new EU directive changes, to prevent the relevant instructions ahead of the effective lead to unnecessary economic losses to the enterprise.