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New "Blue Guide" of the EU Commission on the implementation of EU product rules

The EU Commission has published the latest "Blue Guide" on the implementation of product rules (toys included). The latest guide, which replaces the 2016 version, includes updates such as the 2019 Market Surveillance Regulation and the trade agreement with the UK.

The guide covers, among other things, placing on the market, making available on the market, CE marking, use of harmonised standards, conformity assessment, product requirements and market surveillance.

Source: Deutscher Verband der Spielwarenindustrie (DVSI)