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Standard Update – European Union Published New Version Standard EN1888-1 for Child’s Pushchairs and

In April 2022, European Committee for Standardization (CEN) has published EN 1888-1:2018 + A1:2022, to supersede the previous versions (EN-1888:1:2018/F prA1 and EN 1888-1:2018) for “Childcare articles – Wheeled child conveyances – Part 1: Pushchairs and prams” All national standards conflicting with that shall be repealed not later than October 31, 2022

The main updates are as follows:

The main updates are as follows:

1.Clauses 3.4 and 3.23

Revised the definition of integrated platform and reversible handle.

2.Clause 5.2.3

Adds small head probe.

3.Section 6

Revised chemical hazards. The new version requires that all the parts and components

that are accessible to the mouth of the child shall meet with the migration of elements

requirements of EN71-3.


Revised the requirements of unintentional release of locking mechanism.

5.Clause 8.4

Revised the requirements and test methods of entanglement hazards.


Revised the requirements and test methods of bite test.

7.Clause 8.9.3

Stability hazards due to the position of swiveling wheels removed in new version.

8.Clause 8.10.6

Adds setup of adjustable handle, seat unit and reversible handle.

9.Clauses 10.2.5 and 10.2.9

Revised the warning for children under 6 months and pictogram for maximum wight of

each child.