Call for study on chemicals used in toys

May 24, 2005

Brussels, 23 May 2005

The European Commission's Enterprise and Industry DG has issued a call for tenders for a study on certain chemical substances used in toys.

The study has a twofold objective:
- to examine how the limit values for the bioavailability laid down in Annex II.II.3 of Directive 88/378/EEC on the safety of toys should be revised according to recent scientific knowledge and to examine whether other elements should be added to the list in that annex;
- to examine ways to address the chemical properties in toys intended for children under 36 months or intended to be put in the mouth.

For further information, please contact:

The European Commission
Directorate-General for Enterprise and Industry
Directorate I
Attn: Mr Luis Filipe Girão
office 2/30
B-1049 Brussels.
Tel: +32 2 299 2216
Fax: +32 2 296 9638

To see the full details of the call, please consult the following web address:
http:/// ST=Seek-Deliver&LANGUAGE=en&DOCI D=095814-2005
Remarks: The deadline for requesting tender documents is 21.6.2005.
The deadline for submitting tender documents is .6.2005.

Before contacting the Commission, tenderers are strongly advised to consult the original call text in the Official Journal of the European Union at the reference below.

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