Guimaraes Dumangane, M.B. et al.Evaluation of the benefits and the costs generated by the Toy Safety Directive: A supply side analysis

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Montezuma Boaventura Guimaraes Dumangane, Leandro Elia, Sophie Guthmuller & Mi Ra Yoon

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Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, EUR 30695 / JRC118635

The European Union introduced the EU Toy Safety Directive 2009/48/EC to ensure toys are safe for children to play with. The Directive sets minimum safety standards relating to toy features that impose obligations on manufacturers, importers, and distributors. This report provides a quantitative analysis of the Directive's effect on the supply of toys in the EU territory.

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