Toy or decorative item? - the golden question that doll makers everywhere must consider when making and selling products.
Unfortunately most get it wrong and this means that they could potentially harm a child.
According to the European commission document number 20, a doll IS a toy and MUST adhere to regulated toy safety standards.
There a very few dolls out there not classified as toys.
For a doll to be classified as decorative or collectible it must comply to the following.
For further information, refer to the EU commission: https://ec.europa.eu/docsroom/documents/45684