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 4 November 2018).
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).