There are many rules regulating chemicals in toys, for example the comprehensive EC Toys Directive. According to the Directive, chemical substances in toys must never pose a risk to human health. The Directive has been incorporated in Swedish legislation.
Directive 2009/48/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the safety of toys.
(last consolidated on 24 November 2017).
Amendments and corrections
Amendments and corrections that are not included in the consolidated text of the Directive 2009/48/EC.
Implemented through Swedish legislation
Act (2011:579) on Toy Safety (in Swedish).
Ordinance (2011:703) on Toy Safety (in Swedish).