Official Journal of the European Union

C 294/16

Judgment of the Court (Seventh Chamber) of 9 July 2015 — Federal Republic of Germany v European Commission

(Case C-360/14 P) (1)

((Appeal - Approximation of laws - Directive 2009/48/EC - Toy safety - Limit values for lead, barium, arsenic, antimony, mercury and nitrosamines and nitrosatable substances in toys - Commission decision not to approve in full the national provisions notified by the German authorities maintaining the limit values for those substances - Proof of a higher level of protection for human health offered by the national provisions))

(2015/C 294/20)

Language of the case: German


Appellant: Federal Republic of Germany (represented by: T. Henze and A. Lippstreu, acting as Agents, and by U. Karpenstein, Rechtsanwalt)

Other party to the proceedings: European Commission (represented by: P. Mihaylova, M. Patakia and G. Wilms, acting as Agents)

Operative part of the judgment

The Court:


Dismisses the appeal;


Orders the Federal Republic of Germany to pay the costs.

(1)  OJ C 315, 15.9.2014.