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SPEAC presented comparison of toy product safety requirements in the EU, U.S. and China

This webinar of the EU-funded SPEAC project on “Comparison of EU, US, and CN Toy Safety Requirements” was held in cooperation with Ningbo Customs District Technology Center and the Consumer Product Safety Commission of the United States (CPSC) on 22 June 2022. Nearly 1,200 participants – mostly toy manufacturers and their partners, and related service companies and institutions – followed the webinar on 5 broadcasting platforms.

EU, U.S. and China cover very important markets for toy products with strict but varying requirements for product safety. This webinar brought together senior experts from the CPSC and SPEAC experts to introduce the regulatory framework for toy in the three jurisdictions and to compare the different requirements concerning, among other things, conformity assessment, third-party testing, technical documentation and recalls. Key take-aways were summarized for download.

The 90-minutes online training was moderated by SPEAC Team Leader Dr. Gerhard Weihs, video welcome was addressed by EU Commissioner Didier Reynders and opening remarks was addressed by Steve Williams, International Program Manager, China Office of International Programs of CPSC. Steve Williams and another CPSC senior expert Carolyn Manley were invited, together with the SPEAC senior Product Safety experts Richard Sargeant and Dr. Deng Yun, to deliver the training presentation and answer dozens of questions raised by the audiences.

The recorded webinar can be streamed on the SPEAC website: www.speac-project.eu. More information, please visit the SPEAC website or follow the SPEAC WeChat Account.

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