Regulation (2011:703) On The Safety Of Toys

Original Language Title: Förordning (2011:703) om leksakers säkerhet

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Read the untranslated law here: http://rkrattsbaser.gov.se/sfst?bet=2011:703

Scope and content



section 1 of this Regulation shall apply to such toys covered by

Act (2011:579) on the safety of toys. Regulation

also contains provisions on market surveillance

complementary to European Parliament and Council Regulation (EC) no

765/2008 of 9 July 2008 setting out the requirements for accreditation and

market surveillance relating to the marketing of products and

repeal of Regulation (EEC) No 339/93.



Terms and expressions used in the Act on the safety of toys

has the same meaning in this regulation.



Exemptions from the scope



section 2 of the Consumer Authority may provide that the law

(2011:579) on the safety of toys is not to apply to certain

toys or goods which may be perceived as toys.



Requirements on the content of a power of Attorney



section 3 of the Consumer Authority may provide for the requirements

should be made on the contents of a written power of attorney where a

manufacturer appoints a representative.



Particular safety requirements



section 4 of the Consumer Authority may provide for specific

safety requirements for toys in terms of physical and

mechanical properties, hygiene and radioactivity and other

radiation.



Before regulations on health will be announced to the public health agency

be heard.



Before regulations on radioactivity and other radiation

be notified to the Swedish radiation safety authority consulted.

Regulation (2013:912).



5 § the Swedish Chemicals Agency may provide for

specific safety requirements for toys in terms of flammability

and chemical properties.



Before the regulations regarding flammability notified to the authority for

civil contingencies agency heard.



section 6 of the National Electrical Safety Board may provide for specific

safety requirements for toys in terms of electrical properties

but radiation.



Warnings and informational texts



section 7 of the Consumer Authority may provide for

enforcement of section 10 of the Act (2011:579) on toy

Security. Consumer Agency may also provide for

the placement and design of other warnings and

Informational texts.



Assessment of conformity



paragraph 8 of the Consumer Authority may provide for the procedure

for assessment of the conformity of toys with the

the safety requirements laid down in paragraphs 9 and 10 of the law (2011:579) if

toy safety and in accordance with the regulations on the Special

safety requirements has been issued under section 4, 5 or 6

This regulation.



Before the rules of procedure notified shall, where appropriate,

The Swedish Chemicals Agency and the Swedish National Electrical Safety Board heard.



EC-declaration of conformity



section 9 of the Consumer Authority may provide for the EC declaration

of conformity of toys.



CE marking



section 10 of the consumer protection agency may provide for CE marking

of toys.



Traceability



section 11 of the Consumer Authority may provide for economic

operators ' obligations with respect to



1. information that you want to accompany the toy and relating to



a) identification of the toy, and



b) information on the manufacturer and the importer, and



2. documentation necessary for tracing the origin of

toys which they supply or have supplied.



Loss prevention



section 12 of the Consumer Authority may provide for manufacturers

and importer's obligations to conduct a damage prevention

work in order to become aware of the injury risks in toys

they have provided.



Market surveillance authorities



paragraph 13 of the Consumer Agency exercises market control according to law

(2011:579) on the safety of toys, to the extent that any

subject to section 14 or 15.



section 14 of the Chemicals Inspectorate exercises market control according to

Act (2011:579) on the safety of toys when it comes to

Toy flammability and chemical properties.



section 15 of the National Electrical Safety Board exercises market control according to law

(2011:579) on the safety of toys when it comes to toy

electrical characteristics other than radiation.



section 16 of the market surveillance authorities shall coordinate their actions

If the control of the same toy or if measures are directed

against the same economic operator.



Market surveillance in accordance with Regulation (EC) no 765/2008



section 17 of the Swedish consumer Agency is a market supervisory authority in respect of

toys in accordance with Regulation (EC) no 765/2008, in the

extent to which the subject of the second or third

paragraph.



The Swedish Chemicals Agency's surveillance authority according to

Regulation (EC) no 765/2008 as regards the toy

flammability and chemical properties.



Electrical safety authority is the market surveillance authority according to

Regulation (EC) no 765/2008 as regards the toy

electrical characteristics other than radiation.



section 18 of the market surveillance authorities shall on their respective

areas under section 17 of the application of Regulation (EC) no 765/2008 by

to



1. inform the public about their activities in accordance with article

17(2),



2. establish appropriate procedures under article 18(2),



3. develop programmes for their market control, send

notification of this and make the programs available for

public in accordance with article 18 (5),



4. perform the duties arising from articles 20-22 and

23(2), and



5. cooperate with other pursuant to article 24(4).



Market surveillance authorities may destroy or

otherwise make toys unusable under article 29(4) of the same

Regulation.



Compensation



section 19 of an economic operator shall replace the

market surveillance authority for the cost of sampling and

examination of samples, if the toy does not control

meets the safety requirements laid down in paragraphs 9 and 10 of the law (2011:579)

on the safety of toys, and according to the regulations on the Special

safety requirements has been issued under section 4, 5 or 6

This regulation.



An economic operator shall receive compensation from

market surveillance authority for product samples and the like, if

There is a particular reason for it.



Appeal



section 20 of the 22 a of the Administrative Procedure Act (1986:223) contains provisions

If an appeal to the administrative court. Other decisions

According to this regulation than a market surveillance authority

decision pursuant to section 19 of may, however, not subject to appeal.



Transitional provisions



2011:703



1. This Regulation shall enter into force on 20 July 2011, when

Regulation (1993:971) concerning the safety of toys is repealed

apply.



2. The repealed regulation continues to apply in respect of

toys placed on the market before entry into force.