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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! missing something? let us know!


Fabrics and felt

Wool felt company – email for certificates for wool felt

Raindrops Boutique (awaiting new certificates)

Tactile Treasures – teething corners and more

Cloud Craft – Wool felt

Creative Craft supplies – Felt, glitter fabrics


Sheepjes (awaiting certificates for catona and cahlista)

Stylecraft – certificates on website

Cygnet Yarns  – certificates on their website


Silicone beads


Paints – acrylics, tempera, watercolours

Can’t find what you need? become a member and get involved! We sell certificates for various branded materials including printed cottons, interfacing fur, satin, velour, plain cottons and more! We run a poll and test popular materials. come and join us! 

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 sometimes online.
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!

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