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Summary of Toy Standards From All Over The World

Toy product testing certifications include:

  1. European toy standards
  2. Toys sold in the EU must comply with the following directives:
  3. Toy Safety Directive 88/378/EEC
  • Toys common standard EN71
  • EN71 Part 1 mechanical and physical performance testing
  • EN71 Part 2 Flammability Test
  • EN71 Part 3 8 toxic metal element content tests
  • EN71 Part 4 Chemical Experimental Toys
  • EN71 Part 5 Non-experimental chemical toys
  • Illustration symbol of the EN71 Part 6 age group warning label
  • EN71 Part 7 refers to paint
  • UNIVERSAL 71 Part 9 Organic Compounds General Requirements
  • EN71 Part 10 sample preparation and extraction
  • EN71 Part 11 Organic Compound Analysis Method

Electric toys additional test standard EN50088/EN62115
This standard includes all electric toys and is also suitable for electrical structural devices (Electric Construction.Sets)
Electrical Functional Toys, or Experimental TestIng Unit EN 50088/EN 62115 The main tests include: signs and instructions, input power, temperature rise and abnormal operation, electrical strength, mechanical strength, structure, wires, screws and components, climbing distance
and electrical clearance, fire, heat resistance, toxicity and similar hazards.

  • EN71 1-11
  • EN50088
  • EN62115

Electromagnetic compatibility instruction 2004/108/EEC
For electric toys, it is also necessary to comply with the relevant standards for electromagnetic compatibility, including:
Electromagnetic radiation (EMI): EN55022 EN55014-1 EN61000-3-2/3
Electromagnetic Immunity (EMS): EN55014-2
Wireless and communications terminal equipment R-TTE instruction
For wireless remote control toys, e.g. toy remote control cars, aircraft models, etc., also need to be in accordance with the R -TTE directive for RF, EMC and safety testing
Cadmium directive testing and azo dye testing
Cadmium test and AZO test

  • EN55014
  • EN55022
  • EN61000

U.S. Toy Standards:
  • Toy Safety ASTM F963
  • Physical and mechanical performance testing
  • Flame retardant test
  • Heavy metal content test (eight toxic elements and total lead test)
  • Electric toy safety ASTM F963 plus B/0 test

Electric toy electromagnetic compatibility FCC test
Wireless remote control toy FCC test

  • ASTM F963
  • ASTM F963-07
  • UL 696
  • ANSI Z315
  • FCC PART 15 

Chinese toy standards:
  • GB6675/GB19865 Toy Safety Requirements
  • GB9832 Plush cloth toy safety and quality
  • GB5296.5 Toy logo and instructions for use

Australia, New Zealand Toy Standards:
  • AS/Nzs iso8124
  • ISO 8124 1-3

Canadian Toy Standards:
  • Canada Hazardous Products (toys) Regulation

Japan Toy Standards:
  • Japan Toy Association Standard Toy Safety Part 1: Physical and Mechanical Performance Part 2: Flame Retardant Performance Part 3: Chemical Properties
  • ST2002

Toys, children's goods, gifts, exported to Europe and the United States market also need to comply with:
91/157/EEC battery and battery instructions
89/109/EEC and 90/128/EEC materials in contact with food
94/62/EC Packaging and Its Material Directive
91/338/EC Cadmium Directive
91/173/EEC PCP Directive
1999/815/EC PVC plasticizer ban
2002/61/EC Azo Dye Directive
2002/95/EC RoHS Electrical and Electronic Equipment Hazardous Substances Prohibition Directive
2002/96/EC WEEE Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Directive
The phthalates content is disabled in PVC toys
Color fastness test



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