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Toys & Games

The UK toys and games market is now valued at £2.94 billion. It remains at the top position in the European toy industry and the fourth largest worldwide.

Wooden toys gained a lot of popularity in past times, but wood is always prone to rotting and of course to splitting and splintering which can leave children at risk from injury. RAPRA recognises the constant need to bring to the market new and interesting toys by using plastic, but ultimately they must be safe.

Plastic toys are more durable, they can be bent, twisted and stamped on before any real damage happens to them, but there is still a lot of potential hazards that can cause injury.

Manufacturers, representatives of manufacturers, distributors or importers must comply with the regulations and legislation of toy safety. RAPRA has developed a network of specialists who can help you meet the highest quality standard for your toys and games.

Processing techniques of plastics in the toys and games industry:

  • Injection moulding
  • Blowing
  • Rotation moulding
  • Thermoforming
  • Coated Fabrics
  • Foams

The safety assessment is an analysis of the chemical, physical, mechanical, electrical, flammability, hygiene and radioactivity hazards that toys could have, but also what might happen if they are exposed to these conditions.

RAPRA is open to all of your questions, needs and ideas. The simple way to start working with you is by submitting your enquiries here.