Setting Toys on the UK Market from 1 January 2021

Get your toys approved in UK Market by gaining UKCA Marking Certification in India.

If the toys have been now positioned on the UK market (or in an EU country) before 1 January 2021, such items are permitted to be consistently sold in the UK. Existing stock that has been completely manufactured and conformity stamped can in any case be set on the UK market on or after 1 January 2021 with existing markings and notified body numbers. Nonetheless, if the toys will be set available on or after 1 January 2021, the accompanying key changes ought to be thought of/embraced in like manner.

Product Marking Requirements


  Importer Name and Address-UKNew UKCA Mark on toys
1 Jan 2021 to 31 Dec 2021

For items bringing in to UK, UK based merchant names and addresses should be accessible, yet they can be displayed in

going with records rather than on the items

UKCA imprint ought to be accessible however CE imprint can in any case be acknowledged in this period

It tends to be displayed in going with records all things being equal of on the items

1 Jan 2022 to 31 Dec 2022

UKCA mark should be accessible.

It tends to be displayed in going with records all things being equal of on the items

On or after 1 Jan 2023For items bringing in to UK, UK based merchant names and addresses should be accessible on the items and products.

UKCA mark should be accessible and displayed on the

Items and products.



  • Before Brexit, organizations with non-UK-based EU locations can be acknowledged as merchants for the UK market (when the products are moved from other EU nations to the UK), yet it will presently don’t be acknowledged from 1 January 2021. UK organizations who used to go about as “distributors” lawfully become “importers” if they place items from an EU country on the UK market. Merchants distributors, including checking that manufacturers have carried out the required conformity assessment procedures.

(2) Details of the UKCA mark are :

Rules for placing UKCA Mark:

  • The letters forming the UKCA Marking must be in defined proportion height at least 5mm.
  •  Easily visible, legible
  •  Permanently attached to the product (from 1 January 2023).

(2) However, if the toys are congruity evaluated by the UK-approved body, the UKCA mark should be utilized.


The UK Toys (Safety) Regulations, which will be reconsidered and turn out to be completely viable on 1 January 2021, is proposed to be equivalent to the EU Toys Safety Directive 2009/48/EC. However, for certain distributed revisions of the EU Toys Safety Directive that will become powerful in 2021, regardless of whether the UK guidelines will follow and receive the alterations, or when to do as such, is as yet not confirmed up to this moment. This will unavoidably fall into a checking issue for toys organizations bringing in their items and products to the UK.


After 31 December 2020, EU blended principles will turn into ” Designated standards” in the UK and the list of such guidelines will be distributed by the Secretary of State. On 1 January 2021, the UK principles will be something similar in substance to the norms utilized in the EU. Notwithstanding, they will utilize the prefix “BS” to demonstrate that they are guidelines embraced by the British Standards Institution (BSI) as the UK’s national standards body.

Legal Disclaimer: The data of this document depends on government records (official rules and exit guidelines) published up to 16 November 2020. Lawful circumstances might in any case be adjusted until 1 January 2021 and later on. Organizations ought to in this manner consistently s consult the latest version of guidances of direction’s and guidelines including looking for additional assistance from authorities before taking significant steps.

Requirements for UKCA Marking Certification on Toys

  • Identification of the technical and general requirements from within the UKCA Toys regulation.
  • Identification of Mechanical, Electrical/Electronic, Plastic/Rubber, and other components, and specific requirements.
  • Identification of Harmonised and other standards.
  • Identification and Conducting the Tests as per Harmonised and/or other standards.
  • Preparation of the Technical File.
  • Preparation of the Declaration of Conformity.
  • Conducting an Internal Production Control Audit.
  • UKCA Marking Certification Audit.
  • Affixation of Logo, and placing on the market.
close slider
Open chat
How may I help you?