Spielwarenmesse: Annual Toy Safety Update to take place at Nuremberg Toy Fair 2016

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Annual Toy Safety Update to take place at Nuremberg Toy Fair 2016

11. January 2016 16:11 h:

Free and open to all show attendees

The German Toy Association (DVSI), the Toy Industry Association (TIA) and Toy Industries of Europe (TIE) will host the first Toy Safety Update on the morning of

  • Friday, January 29th, 2016 at the Nuremberg Toy Fair
  • Free seminar from 9:00 am to 11:00 am
  • Room: Mailand / NCC Mitte / Level 1

Registration for the seminar by January 25, 2016 to info@dvsi.de

The annual seminar provides manufacturers, retailers, toy inventors, testing labs and others within the toy industry with the latest news and developments related to toy safety laws and regulations in Germany, Europe and in the U.S..

“Free and open to all show attendees, our annual Toy Safety Update provides a focused look at important safety, trade and regulatory news in Germany, Europe and the U.S.,” said Susanne Betz, Senior Technical Advisor (DVSI). “Our goal is to implement an annual seminar for toy companies to gain critical information that aids them with compliance and ensures the worldwide development and distribution of safe toys.”

Presenters from DVSI, TIA and TIE will cover news and emerging legislative and regulatory activities and trends, including:

Upcoming possible changes and the latest changes in EN71, part 1 – mechanical and physical toy standards.
Presented by Matthias Menzel, Managing Director Sales, R&D, Selecta Spielzeug AG

Criminal risks of placing toys containing hazardous substances on the market.
Presented by Arun Kapoor, Lawyer Product Liability, Associated Partner Noerr LLP, Munich

An overview of the latest European initiatives regarding chemicals in toys.
Presented by Dominique Billeret, Senior Technical Advisor, Toy Industries of Europe (TIE)

The latest news from the Other Side of the Pond – Updates on US Standards and Federal and State Regulatory and Legislative Activity.
Presented by Alan P. Kaufman, Senior Vice President, Technical Affairs, Toy Industry Association (TIA USA)

After the seminar, visitors are invited to have a snack, sponsored by Bureau Veritas, DEKRA, Eurofins, Hermes Hansecontrol, Hohenstein, Intertek, SGS, TÜV Rheinland/LGA, TÜV Süd.



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