ENPC | European Nursery Products Confederation


Growth of online information search and buying of childcare products

September 2018 – During the “Babycool” trade fair in Paris, the French Toy and Childcare Federation has invited Frank Rosenthal, marketing and distribution consultant, to share his findings on the growing importance of the internet on nursery products commerce. Parents buy online often When th (...)

Women in EU have first child on average at 29

March 2018 – Over 5 million births in the EU in 2016 According to Eurostat, the 2016 fertility rate has reached 1.6 babies per woman, compared to 1.57 in 2015. A total number of 5,148 million babies were born in the EU. With a birth rate of 1.92 per woman, France has the highest level of ferti (...)

ENPC is moving !

December 2017 – ENPC moved its office back to the Brussels “hub”, where public affairs are taking place. The new address is 38-40 Square de Meeus, 1000 Brussels. Our new phone number is +32 2 401 61 67. E-mail: www.info@enpc.eu

Time to stop taxing baby products, says NDP

April 2016, Canada – A New Democrat MP has introduced a private member’s bill in the House of Commons that would eliminate the federal tax on certain baby products. Christine Moore, MP for the Quebec riding of Abitibi—Témiscamingue, says the bill would recognize things such as diapers, baby bo (...)

Children’s products: safety regulations governing rattles and magnet sets

April 2016, USA – Through the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) and other federal statutes, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has promulgated regulations governing the manufacture and sale of children’s products in the United States.1 One of the primary risks re (...)

CEN and CENELEC Work Programme 2016

January 2016, European standards in the area of childcare products are expected to prevent accidents and injuries, whilst ensuring an appropriate balance between safety and other considerations (such as children’s development and enjoyment). In 2016, the main area of focus in 2016 will be nursery fu (...)