Understand warnings, symbols & labelling
Most party product placed into the European Community will have to have passed strict safety tests and manufactured to comply with EN71 Toy Safety Regulations. There are thousands of products in the marketplace, for all ages, for all occasions, all over the world. Product quality can be a minefield with businesses always looking to become more competitive.
Unfortunately, products of poor quality can sometimes result in a party that's left you in agony, disappointment or at risk. Risks not only for potential physical injury, but ingestion of hazardous substances which can go unseen.
Mandatory warnings are required by legislation
Industry initiatives are voluntary good practices created by the EBPC
Read on through the next few pages to get some understanding of labeling and markings you will encounter.