Childcare Articles 

The following pictures of the labels are provided for information purposes and for correct implementation of standards developed by CEN in the framework of the General Product Safety Directive ( EU/ 2001/95). They represent ‘WARNINGS’ assigned on the labels for child care articles are to be used by manufacturers to convey information to consumers. Some of them are owned by the Consumers, Health, Agriculture, and Food Executive Agency (CHAFEA).

The labels do not constitute an authoritative depiction for the purpose of implementation of the publications. Users that wish to implement the related European standards, including the labels, are invited to access the national adoptions of the relevant European standards through the CEN National Standardization Bodies, a link to which is provided under each label description.

TR 13387-5:2018 – clauses 7.2.1 to 7.2.

7.2.1  WARNING - Never leave the child unattended

 

 

Figure 1 — Never leave the child unattended

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Minimum diameter:

  • 25 mm for product marking
  • 10 mm for instructions

Proportions: as in Figure 1

Colours:

  • outside border: white
  • circle and stroke: red
  • background inside the circle: white
  • child / carer / arrow: black

7.2.2  WARNING - Always use this product with adult supervision

 

Figure 2 — Always use this product with adult supervision

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Minimum diameter:

  • 25 mm for product marking
  • 10 mm for instructions
  • Proportions: as in Figure 2

Colours:

  • outside border: white
  • background inside the circle: blue
  • child / carer / arrow: white

 
7.2.3  WARNING - Always use the restraint system  

 

Figure 3 — Always use the restraint system

Minimum diameter:

  • 25 mm for product marking
  • 10 mm for instructions
  • Proportions: as in Figure 3

Colours:

  • outside border: white
  • background inside the circle: blue
  • child / restraint system / arrows: white

7.2.4  A safety message indicating the range of AGE of a child for which the product is intended

 

Figure 4 — Range of AGE of a child for which the product is intended

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Minimum diameter:

  • 25 mm for product marking / purchase information
  • 10 mm for instructions

Dimensions of rectangle: proportional to the circle as in Figure 4
Proportions: as in Figure 4

Minimum height of the numbers:

  • 4 mm for product marking
  • 2 mm for instructions

Colours:

  • outside border of the circle: white
  • background inside the circle and rectangle: blue
  • child / writings / rectangle inner border: white

7.2.5  A safety message indicating the range of WEIGHT of a child for which the product is intended

 

Figure 5 — Range of WEIGHT of a child for which the product is intended

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Minimum diameter:

  • 25 mm for product marking / purchase information
  • 10 mm for instructions

Dimensions of rectangle: proportional to the circle as in Figure 5
Proportions: as in Figure 5

Minimum height of the numbers:

  • 4 mm for product marking
  • 2 mm for instructions

Colours:

  • outside border of the circle: white
  • background inside the circle and rectangle: blue
  • child / writings / rectangle inner border: white

7.2.6  A safety message indicating the range of HEIGHT of a child for which the product is intended

 

Figure 6 — Range of HEIGHT of a child for which the product is intended

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Minimum diameter:

  • 25 mm for product marking / purchase information
  • 10 mm for instructions

Dimensions of rectangle: proportional to the circle as in Figure 6
Proportions: as in Figure 6


Minimum height of the numbers:

  • 4 mm for product marking
  • 2 mm for instructions

Colours:

  • outside border of the circle: white
  • background inside the circle and rectangle: blue
  • child / arrow / writings / rectangle inner border: white

The symbols presented in the TR 13387-5:2018 are owned by the Consumers, Health, Agriculture and Food Executive Agency (CHAFEA), an executive agency of the European Commission. The symbols can be freely used by anyone but shall not be included as part of any trade mark or design registration.

 

EN 1888-1:2018 – figure 48

 

Figure 48 — Maximum WEIGHT of a child for which the product is
intended

Minimum diameter:

  • 25 mm

Dimensions of rectangle: proportional to the circle as in Figure 48
Proportions: as in Figure 48
Minimum height of the numbers:

  • 4 mm

Colours:

  • outside border of the circle: white
  • background inside the circle and rectangle: blue
  • child / writings / rectangle inner border: white

The symbols presented in the EN 1888-1:2018 are owned by the Consumers, Health, Agriculture and Food Executive Agency (CHAFEA), an executive agency of the European Commission. The symbols can be freely used by anyone but shall not be included as part of any trade mark or design registration.

EN 14988/A1:2020 – figure 29

 


Title: Example of warning symbol

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Any  plastic  covering  used  for  packaging,  with  the exclusion of shrink packaging, having an  opening  perimeter  greater  than  360  mm  shall be marked with  the  word “WARNING” followed  by the statement “Keep plastic covering away from children to avoid suffocation”. This statement may be expressed in different words providing they clearly convey the same message. The text shall be accompanied by the symbol of the warning triangle . The symbol can be put on the top of the list of warnings when different languages are used.


 

The symbols presented in the EN 14988/A1:2020 are owned by the Consumers, Health, Agriculture and Food Executive Agency (CHAFEA), an executive agency of the European Commission. The symbols can be freely used by anyone but shall not be included as part of any trade mark or design registration.

 

EN 16232+A1:2018 – figures 18 and 19

 

Title : Graphical symbol for “Never leave the child unattended”

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Minimum diameter: 25 mm
Proportions: as in Figure 18
Colours:

  • outside border: white
  • circle and stroke: red
  • background inside the circle: white
  • child / carer / arrow: black
 

Title: Graphical symbol for “Always use the restraint system”

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Minimum diameter: 25 mm
Proportions: as in Figure 19
Colours:

  • outside border: white
  • background inside the circle: blue
  • child / restraint system / arrows: white

The symbols presented in the EN 16232+A1:2018 are owned by the Consumers, Health, Agriculture and Food Executive Agency (CHAFEA), an executive agency of the European Commission. The symbols can be freely used by anyone but shall not be included as part of any trade mark or design registration.

EN 17022:2018 – figure 17

 


Title: Graphical symbol “DANGER – Your child can drown if left alone”

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Minimum diameter of each circle:

  • 20 mm
    Proportions of each circle: as in Figure 16
    Colours of the left circle:
  • outside border: white
  • background inside the circle: blue
    child / carer / bathing aid / waves: white
    Colours of the right circle:
    outside border: white
    circle and stroke: red
    background inside the circle: white
    child / carer / bathing aid / waves: black

EN 17072:2018 – figure 19

 

Title: Graphic Symbol “DANGER – Your child can drown if left alone”

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Minimum diameter of each circle:

  • 20 mm
    Proportions of each circle: as in Figure 19
    Colours of the left circle:
  • outside border: white
  • background inside the circle: blue
  • child / carer / bathing aid / waves: white
    Colours of the right circle:
  • outside border: white
  • circle and stroke: red
  • background inside the circle: white
  • child / carer / bathing aid / waves: black