30. 07. 2021


Children’s seatings

Since the last 7 July, CEN has made the new standard for children's seatings available: it is the EN 17191.

Within 6 months every single country belonging to the European standardization is obliged to implement it as its own National standard. As an indication, UNI should adopt it by next September.

The process of this standard begins in 2014 when the European Commission gives a mandate to CEN.
The requirements to be analyzed and foreseen are in fact those of Directive 2001/95/EC on “General Product Safety”.

CEN then gave the task to the working group WG 2, of the Technical Commission 207, which deals with children's furniture and began work on drafting the future EN 17191 in 2017 .... (read more).

For information: 
Arianna Visintin
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