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Israel Revises National Standards for Toys

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Israel has revised SI 562 parts 3 and 7 standards to align with the harmonised European Union standards (EN 71 parts 3 and 7).

The current SI standard versions will be revised:

1. SI 562 part 3 migration of certain chemical elements (February 2015). WTO notification EN 71-3 [1]

2. SI 562 part 7 finger paints (November 2005) WTO notification EN 71-7 [2]

The aim is to align with the harmonised versions of the EU standards.

The following versions are currently harmonized in the EU:

1. EN 71-3:2013+A1:2014

2. EN 71-7:2014

Compliance to the mentioned standards is mandatory in Israel.

Please note SGS has a Mutual Recognition Agreement with the Standards Institute of Israel for accepting SGS toy reports.

SGS offers a wide range of services to ensure that your products comply with the EU Toy Safety Directive. We offer training, safety/risk assessment, technical documentation check, labelling review, testing according to harmonized standards, SVHC screening, inspections and audits. With 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), SGS is the partner to trust. Please do not hesitate to contact us for further information or visit our website.

Email SGS Hong Kong Ltd. at mktg@sgs.com for enquiry or visit www.sgsgroup.com/hk.

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