India’s New Toy Safety Order Delayed Until 2021

Implementation of Toy (Quality Control) Order, 2020, deferred until 2021 in India.
( | Press Release | 2020-10-14 00:02:04 )
The Indian Ministry of Commerce and Industry has deferred the implementation of the new Toys (Quality Control) Order until 2021.

The Ministry published its Toys (Quality Control) Amendment Order, 2020 on September 15, 2020. This delays the effective date of the Toys (Quality Control) Order, 2020 until January 1, 2021. The original effective date was to have been September 1, 2020.

Toys (Quality Control) Order, 2020, was published in February 2020. It implements a number of new requirements for toy safety, including provisions relating to, inter alia, use of the latest versions of Indian standards, and toys bearing the Standard Mark under a license from the Bureau of Indian Standards as per Scheme-I of Schedule-II of the Bureau of Indian Standards (Conformity Assessment) Regulations, 2018 and authorizing the Bureau to be the certifying and enforcement authority.

Stakeholders are advised to check their products conform to the latest toy safety standards for India.

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