Working Committee

Posted May 27th, 2016 by Suzy

Basically, each toy placed on the market in Germany must obtain the “CE” mark. Thus, the manufacturer of a product says that it meets the applicable standards. But any external audit subject to the control, because the producer documented and these fitness itself can prove. Similarly, the standard EN 71. This European directive is to ensure the safety of toys in Europe. What this means for wooden toys: the product should have no sharp edges, smooth surfaces, or no knots.

However, remains imprecise in the setting of emissions and prescribes no limits to the part. Of greater significance, the mark, however, is “GS”, which is awarded exclusively by state-certified, independent testing laboratories (e.g. TuV) on the basis of the equipment and product safety act. This character will be awarded for a period of five years at the latest. Thus is a regular check of the product guarantee. The exam is here indeed voluntary.

Manufacturer who undergo the procedure indicate that the own product quality, customer satisfaction, and so the children are at the heart. Educational values are available at the label “Good game” in the foreground, which is awarded by a mostly volunteer Working Committee. This character is awarded to toys that are considered for children in the educational sense as recommended. Although no review of pollutants takes place. However, can good “game” seal present as a criterion for selecting a toy, because the Committee can be located all information to meet government requirements. Some manufacturers have recognized the signs of the times and put child safety and low pollution deliberately on the selling point. Gollnet & Pebble (goki) occurs for several years not on only as a pure importer, but produces the entire range of the Holzspielzeugs itself. The Control over the manufacturing process this simplifies the implementation of the company’s philosophy down to a really lasting and hypoallergenic produced article. Also HABA is committed to a high and stringent safety standards. As HABA is a certified manufacturer, which already meets high environmental guidelines in the production process. The basis for the quality of the products is in checking for safe use by independent institutes in terms of design, material selection and lengthy load testing. Wooden toys remains the environmentally clean alternative to the plastic. Firstly, because it “sustainable” earned already the addition by its raw material wood. While most plastics from petroleum obtained therefore from a fossil fuel, which limited the available, wood is a renewable resource. For children, it offers the unique feeling to experience nature directly to access and play. To go the pollutants out of the way but also in the wood, the consumer should specifically Search rules and the self-imposed quality and production criteria of the manufacturer look.

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