European standard EN 71 specifies safety requirements for toys.[1] Compliance with the standard is legally required for all toys sold in the European Union.[2]

The standard has been published in 13 parts:

EN 71-1: Mechanical and physical properties

EN 71-2: Flammability

EN 71-3: Specification for migration of certain elements

EN 71-4: Experimental sets for chemistry and related activities

EN 71-5: Chemical toys (sets) other than experimental sets

EN 71-6: Graphical symbols for age warning labelling

EN 71-7: Finger paints

EN 71-8: Swings, slides and similar activity toys for indoor and outdoor family domestic use

EN 71-9: Organic chemical compounds – Requirement

EN 71-10: Organic chemical compounds – Sample preparation and extraction

EN 71-11: Organic chemical compounds – Methods of analysis

EN 71-12: N-Nitrosamines and N-Nitrosatable Substances

EN 71-13: Olfactory board games, cosmetic kits and gustative games