Toys (ICS 97.200.50)
The Ministerial Decree No. 609 /2020 (3 pages, in Arabic) mandating the Egyptian Standard ES 3123-8 "Safety of toys - Part 8: Activity toys for domestic use" (72 page(s), in English)
The Ministerial Decree No. 609 /2020 gives the producers and importers a six-month transitional period to abide by the Egyptian standard ES 3123-8.
This standard specifies requirements and test methods for activity toys for domestic use often attached to or incorporating a crossbeam, and similar toys intended for children under 14 years to play on or in and often intended to bear the mass of one or more children.
It also specifies requirements for:
- separately sold accessories for, and components of activity toys;
- separately sold swing elements that are ready for use on or in combination with an activity toy;
- construction packages for activity toys including components used to build activity toys according to a scheduled building instruction
Worth mentioning is that this standard adopts the technical content of EN 71-8:2018