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Free Resources

Here you can find links to free certificates, and other helpful information.

Note: Manufacturers are the creators of materials – you generally contact them for testing information.

Suppliers are the shops that sell the materials, they are less likely to be able to give you information, but sometimes can be very helpful too – and sometimes test their materials if its in demand.


Manufacturers with free certificates:

Under Construction due to new chemical changes!


So far for the 2019 standards:

Wool felt company – email for certificates for wool felt

Raindrops Boutique (awaiting new certificates)

Tactile Treasures – teething corners and more

Cloud Craft – felt and more


Sheepjes (awaiting certificates for catona and cahlista)

Stylecraft – certificates on website

Cygnet Yarns  – certificates on their website



Links to Helpful pages

Toy manufacturers responsibilities –

Hantsweb guide to CE marking, with free risk assessment and declaration of conformity 

The sock problem/CE introduction to sock toys – 

Tie toy articles on toy safety –

Video on toy testing –

Access to regulations

Available in all university libraries, as well as many city libraries, in person and online, including free access online for all from  Manchester (to use search En71 in search box on the BSI page it directs you to)

City libraries with access (ask for british standards)

Liverpool :



National library of Scotland:


Durham: (online with library card)




Bolton: (online access)


Herefordshire: (library only)


Don’t forget if you get stuck with the jargon, we have a copy too and can help decipher it for you with your membership!