Toy Safety Standards Around the World

Listed below are International Standards for Toys & Children's Products as identified and maintained by the U.S. Toy Industry Association in its role as ICTI Secretariat. While the Secretariat strives to make the information as timely and accurate as possible, ICTI and the U.S. Toy Industry Association is not responsible for any errors or omissions. Where available, contact information to obtain the referenced document(s) is indicated. Please provide any suggested updates to ICTI@toyassociation.org.

As of December 2017

Country

Title

Contact to Inquire or Obtain Standard

International Standards

ISO/TC 181 Safety of Toys

ISO 8124-1:2014
Safety of Toys—Part 1: Safety Aspects
Related to Mechanical and Physical Properties

ISO 8124-2:2014
Safety of Toys—Part 2: Flammability

ISO 8124-3:2010
Migration of Certain Elements

ISO 8124-4:2014
Swings, slides and similar activity toys for
indoor and outdoor family domestic use

ISO 8124-5:2015
Determination of total concentration of
certain elements in toys

ISO 8124-6:2014
Certain phthalate testers
in toys and children's products

ISO 8124-7:2015
Requirements and test methods for finger paints

ISO/TR 8124-8:2014
Age determination guidelines

IEC 62115:2017
Electric Toys—Safety

International Organization for Standardization
ISO Central Secretariat

BIBC II
Chemin de Blandonnet 8
CP 401
1214 Vernier, Geneva
Switzerland
E-mail: central@iso.org
Tel. :  +41 22 749 01 11


ISO Regional Engagement - Asia, Singapore office
2 Science Park Drive 
#02-05/06 
Singapore 118222
E-mail: singapore@iso.org
Tel. : +65 6265 1023

Website: www.iso.ch
Available in English


International Electrotechnical Commission for IEC 62115
3, rue de Varembé, P.O. Box 131 
1211 Geneva 20 
Switzerland 
E-mail: info@iec.ch

Tel : + 41 22 919 02 11 

Argentina

MERCOSUR Resolution N 23/04 - Technical Standard on Toy Safety:

NM 300.1:2007 Safety of toys Part 1: General, mechanical and physical properties

NM 300-2:2004 Safety of toys Part 2: Flammability

NM 300-3:2004 Safety of toys Part 3: migration of certain elements

NM 300-4:2004 Safety of toys Part 4: Experimental sets for chemistry and related activities

NM 300-5:2004 Chemical toys (sets) other than experimental sets

NM-300-6:2004 Safety of toys Part 6: Security of electric toys

Camara Argentina de la Industria del Juguete
Cochabamba 4067
1252 Buenos Aires
ARGENTINA
Tel: 54 11 4922 0169/1537
Fax: 54 11 4923 6658

Website: www.caij.org.ar
E-mail: comex@caij.org.ar

Available in Spanish

 

 Australia

AS/NZS 8124.1:2016 Safety of toys – Part 1: Safety aspects related to mechanical and physical properties (ISO 8124-1:2014, MOD)

AS/NZS 8124.2:2016 Safety of toys – Part 2: Flammability (ISO 8124-2:2014, MOD)

Amendment 1 to AS/NZS 8124.3:2012 Safety of toys – Part 3: Migration of certain elements (ISO 8124-3:2010, MOD)

AS 8124.5:2003 Safety of toys—Chemical toys (sets) other than experimental sets (ISO 8124-5: 2015)

AS/NZS 8124.6:2016 Safety of Toys—Part 6: Swings slide and similar activity toys for indoor and outdoor family domestic use (ISO 8124-4: 2014, MOD)

AS 8124.7 Finger Paints (ISO 8124-7: 2015, MOD)

AS/NZS TR ISO 8124.8: 2016 Technical Report Safety of Toys – Part 8: Age determination guidelines (ISO/TR 8124-8: 2016)

AS/NZS 1900:2014: Flotation aids for water familiarization and swimming tuition

Commerce (Trade Descriptions) Regulation 2016

Consumer Protection Notice No. 4 of 2014- Consumer Goods (Bean Bags) safety standard 2014

ACCC Guidance Document: Industry code for consumer goods that contain button batteries

Standards Australia
GPO Box 476
Sydney NSW 2001
Tel: +61 2 9237 6171

Website: www.standards.org.au

Note: later versions of some of these AS/NZS standards exist, and will likely be adopted into mandatory regulation in the near future.

Brazil

MERCOSUR Resolution N 23/04 - Technical Standard on Toy Safety:

NM 300.1:2007 Safety of toys Part 1: General, mechanical and physical properties

NM 300-2:2004 Safety of toys Part 2: Flammability

NM 300-3:2004 Safety of toys Part 3: migration of certain elements

NM 300-4:2004 Safety of toys Part 4: Experimental sets for chemistry and related activities

NM 300-5:2004 Chemical toys (sets) other than experimental sets

NM-300-6:2004 Safety of toys Part 6: Security of electric toys

INMETRO 563 (2016)

Associação Brasileira de Normas Técnicas
Av. Treze de Maio, 13 28o Andar,
Centro-Rio de Janeiro
BRAZIL
20031-901
Tel: +55 (21) 210-3122

Website: www.abnt.org.br

Available in Portuguese

Canada

Canada Consumer Product Safety Act (CCPSA), which has replaced Part I and Schedule I to the Hazardous Products Act (HPA), addresses dangers to human health or safety posed by consumer products in Canada

Other New Guidance related to the CCPSA:

Canada Consumer Product Safety Act Quick Reference Guide

Guidance on Mandatory Incident Reporting under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act

Report an Incident Involving a Consumer Product

Guidance on Preparing and Maintaining Documents under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act – Section 13

Risk Assessment Framework Summary

Toys Regulations were transferred over to the new CCPSA (Originally listed under the old act the Hazardous Product Act)

Other key regulations:

Toys Regulations were transferred over to the new CCPSA (Originally listed under the old act the Hazardous Product Act)

Phthalates Regulations

Consumer Products Containing Lead (Contact with Mouth) Regulations

Surface Coating Materials Regulations

Science Education Sets Regulations

Consumer Packaging and Labelling Act

Upholstered and Stuffed Articles, Ontario Regulation 218/01

Charter of the French Language (Charte de la langue française)

Health Canada
Address Locator 0900C2
Ottawa, Ontario
K1A 0K9

Tel: +1 613-957-2991
E-mail: Info@hc-sc.gc.ca (general)

E-mail: cps-spc@hc-sc.gc.ca (Consumer Product Safety Directorate)

Available in English & French

China

Decree No.7 of Standardization Administration of the People's Republic of China, 2017
Notice on 1077 Compulsory National Standards Transformed into National Recommended Standards

Decree No. 32 of MIIT, NDRC, MOST, MOF, MEP, MOFCOM, GACC, AQSIQ on 2016
Measures for the Administration of the Restricted Use of the Hazardous Substances Contained in Electrical and Electronic Products

Decree No.81 of General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of the People's Republic of China & General Administration of Customs of the People’s Republic of China
Notice on Adjustment of the Catalogue (2016) of Enter-Exit Goods that shall be Inspected and Quarantined by Enter-exit Inspection and Quarantine Authorities

Decree No. 672 of State Council of the People's Republic of China and Central Military Commission of the People's Republic of China
Regulations of the People's Republic of China on the Management of Radio Operation

GB 5296.5-96
Labeling and Instructions for Toys

GB 6675-2014
National Safety Technical Code for Toys

GB 9832-2007
Safety and Quality of Sewn, Plush and Cloth Toys

GB/T 27708-2011 (national voluntary standard)
General Technical Requirements of Inflatable Toys

GB/T 27730-2011 (national voluntary standard)
Determination of Dimethyl Fumarate in Toys—Gas Chromatography-mass Spectrometry Method c.

GB 29281-2012 (national compulsory standard)
Safety Requirements for Playpens and Similar Cribs was implemented on May 1st, 2014.

GB 28482-2012 (national compulsory standard)
Safety Requirements of Soothers for Babies and Young Children

GB/T 28495-2012 (national voluntary standard)
General technical requirements for bamboo and wooden toys

GB/T 30400-2013 (national voluntary standard)
Safety and Hygiene Requirements of Filling Materials in Toys was implemented on December 1st, 2014.

GB/T 30419-2013 (national voluntary standard)
Determination of Antimony, Arsenic, Barium, Cadmium, Chromium, Lead, Mercury, Selenium Element Migration from Toy Materials—Inductively Coupled Plasma Atomic Emission Spectrometry was implemented on December 1st, 2014.

GB 30585-2014 Safety Technical Specifications for Children’s Footwear

GB 31701-2015 Safety Technical Code for Infants and Children Textile Products

GB/T 31900-2015 Woven Children’s Clothing

GB 4806-2016 National Food Safety Standard:
Part 1 General Safety Requirement on Food Contact Materials and Products;
Part 2 Nipple;
Part 5 Glassware;
Part 6 Food Contact Plastic Resin;
Part 7 Food Contact Plastic Materials and Products; Part 9 Food Contact Metallic Materials and Products; Part 10 Food Contact Painting and Coating;
Part 11 Food Contact Rubber Materials and Products

GB 9685-2016 National Food Safety Standard for Additives on Food Contact Materials and Products

T/CTJPA 004—2016 Safety Requirements for Restraining Devices for Child Occupants of Power-Driven Vehicles: Ease-of-Use, Conformity of Production, and Chemical Safety

Regulations of Nanjing on the Protection of Minors

Regulation of Hangzhou on Road Traffic

Regulation of Shanghai on Road Traffic

China Toy and Juvenile Product Association
Room 1501, Block C2, Jinmao Tower, No. 18, Xi Zhi Men Wai Street, Xicheng District, Beijing, 100044, China.
Tel: 86-10-6603 8881
Fax: 86-10-66033964

E-mail: mayliang@tjpa-china.org
Website: www.tjpa-china.org

General Administration of Quality Supervision; Inspection and Quarantine of P.R.C
No. 9, Madian East Road, Haidian District Beijing 100088, People's Republic of China

Email: webmaster@aqsiq.gov.cn

Available in Chinese

Chinese Taipei

Chinese National Standard CNS 4797, 4798 Toy Safety Standard

CNS 10512 Child use and care articles

CNS 14276 Safety of Electric Toys

CNS 15138 Phthalates of plastic toys under 14 years

Chinese National Standard CNS 12940 for Strollers and Carriages

Toy Goods Labeling Criteria

Bureau of Standard, Metrology and Inspection
Website: http://www.bsmi.gov.tw 

Chinese Taipei Toy & Children’s Article Manufacturers Association
6F, No.42, Sec. 1, Min Sheng E. Rd., Taipei 10446, Taiwan
Tel: +886 2 25711264
Fax: +886 2 25411061

E-mail: ttma01@ms5.hinet.net
Website: www.tcma.com.tw

Available in English

European Union

Directive 2009/48/EC Toy Safety EN-71

EN71-1: 2014
Safety of toys – Part 1: Specification for Mechanical and Physical Properties

EN 71-2:2011+A1:2014

Safety of toys – Part 2: Flammability
EN 71-3:2013+A1:2014

Safety of toys - Part 3: Migration of certain elements

EN 71-4:2013
Safety of toys - Part 4: Experimental sets for chemistry and related activities

EN 71-5:2015
Safety of toys - Part 5: Chemical toys (sets) other than experimental sets

EN 71-7:2014
Safety of toys - Part 7: Finger paints - Requirements and test methods

EN 71-8:2011
Safety of toys - Part 8: Activity toys for domestic use

EN 71-12:2013
Safety of toys - Part 12: N-Nitrosamines and N-nitrosatable substances

EN 71-13:2014
Safety of toys - Part 13: Olfactory board games, cosmetic kits and gustative games

EN 71-14:2014
Safety of toys - Part 14: Trampolines for domestic use

European Standard
EN 62115:2005—Electric Toys-Safety IEC 62115:2003 (Modified) + A1:2004

Council Directive (87/357/EEC)
Dangerous Imitations Directive

Council Directive (93/68/EEC)
Rules for the Affixing and Use of the CE Conformity Marking

Council Directive (2009/48/EC) Toy Safety Directive
NOTE: This new Directive came into force on 20 July 2009 and become a legal document in all Member States on 20 January 2011.

Decision 768/2008 on the marketing of products

Regulation 1907/2006 REACH
(Registration, Evaluation and Authorisation of Chemicals)

Regulation 1272/2008 on classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures (CLP)

Directive 2011/65 RoHS
(Restriction on the use of certain Hazardous Substances in electric and electronic products)

Directive 2012/19 WEEE
(Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment)

Regulation 1223/2009 on Cosmetics

Directive 2008/98/EC on waste

Directive 94/62/EC on packaging and packaging waste

Directive 87/357/EEC concerning products which, appearing to be other than they are, endanger the health or safety of consumers

Regulation 1935/2004 on materials and articles intended to come into contact with food

Regulation 10/2011 on Food contact plastic materials and articles

Directive 2014/53/EU on Radio- and tele-terminal equipment (R&TTE)

Directive 2014/30/EU on Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC)

Directive 2014/35/UE on LVD

Directive 2006/66/EC on Batteries

Directive 2014/35/EU concerning Low voltage

European Committee for Standardization
CEN-CENELEC Management Centre
Rue de la Science 23
B – 1040 Brussels, Belgium
Tel: +32 2 550 08 11

Website: www.cen.eu
France

Operates under Directive 2009/48/CE with additions such as :

Law 2012-1442 on BPA ban in food container, soother and teether

FJP- Federation francaise des industries Jouet- Puericulture
4 rue de Castellane
Paris, France 75008
Tel: +33 01 53 43 09 10
Fax: +33 01 40 06 93 05

E-mail: michel.moggio@fjp.fr

Website: http://www.fjp.fr/
Germany

Operates under EN-71 with the following addition:

ProdSV (22.07.2016)

Deutscher Verband der Spielwarenindustrie e.V. (DVSI)
Wiesentalstr. 34, D – 90419
Nuremberg, Germany
Tel: +49 911 477112-0
Fax: +49 911 477112-99
E-mail: info@dvsi.de
Website: www.dvsi.de
Contact: Ulrich Brobeil

Gulf Cooperation Council of Arab States

Conformity Assessment Regulations N. BD07070502

GCC Technical Regulation on Children’s Toys BD-131704-01

Guidance Document  

GCC Standardization Organization
Riyadh - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
AlGadeer - Olaya Street
P.O.Box 85245 Riyadh 11691
Tel: (+96611) 2746655

Email: csc@gso.org.sa

Available in English

Hong Kong

Schedule 1 Toy Standards:
IEC 62115:2017 Edition 2.0: Electric Toys- Safety (Effective April 2017)

BS EN 71-12:2016: Safety of Toys—N-Nitrosamines and N-nitrosatable substances (Effective January 2017)

ASTM F963-17: Standard consumer safety specification for toy safety (Effective August 2017)

Schedule 2 Product Standards:
ASTM F963-17: Babies’ dummies (Effective August 2017)

ASTM F404-17: Children’s high chairs and multi-purpose high chairs for domestic use (Effective March 2017)

ASTM F963-17: Children’s paint (Effective August 2017)
AS/NZS ISO 8124.3:2012/Amendment 1:2016: Children’s Paint (Effective June 2016)

Hong Kong Toys Council
31/F, Billion Plaza, 8 Cheung Yue Street, Cheung Sha Wan, KLN
Tel: 852 2732 3188
Fax: 2721 3494

Email: hktc@fhki.org.hk
Website: http://www.toyshk.org/

Available in English & Chinese

 

India

IS-9873 (Part 1) - Safety of Toys: Part 1 Safety aspects related to mechanical and physical properties (Third Revision)

2. IS-9873 (Part 2) – Safety of Toys: Part 2 Flammability (Third Revision)

3. IS-9873 (Part 3) – Safety of Toys: Part 3 Migration of certain elements (Second Revision)

4. IS-9873 (Part 4) – Safety of Toys: Part 4 Swings, slides and similar activities toys for indoor and outdoor family domestic use

5. IS-9873 (Part 7) – Safety of Toys: Part 7 Requirements and test methods for finger paints

6. IS-9873 (Part 9) – Safety of Toys: Part 9 Certain phthalates esters in toys and children’s products

7. IS-15644 – Safety of Electric Toys

Testing must be performed by laboratory accredited by NABL (Indian Accreditation Board).

Bureau of Indian Standards
9 Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, New Delhi-110002,India
Tel: +91 11 23230131

E-mail: info@bis.gov.in

Website: www.bis.gov.in
Indonesia

Regulation No. 55/M-IND/PER/4/2013 Indonesian National Standard for Toys

Regulation No. 18/M-IND/PER/4/2014 Laboratory Appointment Regulation
Guidance in English

Decree No. 73/M-DAG/PER/9/2015 Labelling Requirements



 

Ministry of Industry of the Republic of Indonesia
JI. Gatot Subroto Kav. 52-53
Jakarta Selatan 12950
Tel: +62 21 5255 509 ext. 2737

Website: www.kemenperin.go.id
Italy

Nothing in addition to EN-71

 

Jamaica

JS 90:1983
Jamaican Standard Specification for Safety of toys and playthings

JS 1: Part 9: 2014 Jamaican Standard Specification for Labelling of Toys

JS GLI 19 v2.0: 2013 Jamaican Standard specification for Interactive Gaming Systems version 2.0

 

Jamaica Bureau of Standards
6 Winchester Road
P. O. Box 113
Kingston 10
JAMAICA W.I.
Tel: (876) 926-3140/5
Fax: (876) 929-4736
E-mail: info@jbs.org.jm
Website: www.jbs.org.jm

Available in English

Japan

Japan Food Sanitation law (JFSL) – Section 4 & 5

Japan Toy Safety Standard, ST2016

Part 1—Mechanical and Physical Properties (revised to align with ISO 8124-1)
Part 2—Flammability (revised to align with ISO 8124-2)
Part 3—Chemical Properties

The Japan Toy Association
4-22-4 Higashi-Komagata Sumida-ku
Tokyo 130-8611
Japan
Tel: (813) 3829-2513
Fax: (813) 3829-2510
Website: http://www.toys.or.jp

Available in English
Malaysia

MS ISO 8124-1 - 2014 Safety of Toys - Part 1: Safety aspects related to mechanical and physical properties

MS ISO 8124-2: 2014 Safety of Toys - Part 2: Flammability

MS ISO 8124-3 - 2002 Safety of Toys - Part 3: Migration of certain elements

MS 1774 Part 4/EN 71-4 Safety of Toys - Part 4: Experimental sets for chemistry and related activities

MS 1774 Part 5/EN 71-5 Safety of Toys - Part 5: Chemical toys (sets) other than experimental sets

MS 1774 Part/ISO 8124-1 Safety of Toys - Part 6: Graphical symbol for age warning labeling

MS 62115: 2008

Department of Standards Malaysia (STANDARDS MALAYSIA)
Century Square, Level 1 & 2, Block 2300 Jalan Usahawan, 63000 Cyberjaya, MALAYSIA

Tel: + 603 8318 0002
Fax: + 603 8319 3131

E-mail: central@standardsmalaysia.gov.my
Website: www.standardsmalaysia.gov.my

Available in English

Mexico

NOM-252-SSA1-2011 (Published May 15th, 2012)
Toy Safety and Commercial Information—Toy and School Material Safety. Limits on the Bioavailability of Metals used on Articles with Paints and Dyes. Chemical Specifications and Test Methods.

NOM-015-SCFI-2007
Labeling for Toys

NOM-024-SCFI-2013 Electronic Products

NOM-003-SCFI-2014 Electrical Products- Safety Specifications

Asociacion Mexicana de la Industria del Juguete A.C.
Av. San Antonio No. 256-8o.
Rio Rhin No. 56-3 Floor
Col. Cuauhtémoc 06500
MEXICO
Tel: (55) 55 92 00 80
Fax: (55) 55 92 00 17

Website: http://www.amiju.org.mx  

Available in Spanish

SSA 765-1994
Playground Equipment Part I: General Safety Requirements

SSA 1063-1994
Toys and General Safety Requirements

SSA 1064-1995
Method of Testing Part 1: Mechanical and Chemical Tests

SSA 1065-1995
Method of Testing Toys Part 2: Flammability

SSA 1322-1997
Low Power Radio Frequency Devices

MOCI Decree 6386
All imported consumer goods must have a Certificate of Conformity

Saudi Arabia is a member of the Gulf Cooperation Council, so GSO Toy Standards (which are essentially identical to SSA toy standards) are also observed here, as well as in the other GCC countries.

The Export Process for Saudi Arabia; Intertek Group plc Liscensing Manager: contact Maya Raduka

2307 East Aurora Rd., Unit B-7 Twinsburg, Ohio 44087, U.S.A.  Tel: +1 800 441 7276/ +1 330 9630 4990; Fax: +1 330 405 6017

Email: rlcl@intertek.com Website: www.iccp.com 

Saudi Arabian Standards Organization
Imam Saud Ibn Abdul-Aziz Ibn Mohammad Street
Mohammadia Quarter
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
or
P.O. Box 3437
Riyadh, Saudia Arabia 11471
Tel: +966-1-452-2000
Fax: +966-1-452-0000

Available in English

Singapore

 
For Toy Safety Standards, please refer directly to the ISO 8124 and EN 71 series of standards or any other relevant overseas standards.

The Singapore Standarisation Programme

E-mail: stn@spring.gov.sg
Website: www.standards.org.sg 

Available in English

South Africa

SANS 8124-1:2014/ISO 8124-1:2014
Safety of Toys - Part 1: Safety Aspects Related to Mechanical and Physical Properties

SANS 50071-10:2015/EN 71-10:2005 Safety of Toys Party 10: Organic Chemical Compounds- Sample preparation and extraction.

South African Bureau of Standards (SABS)
Private Bag X191
Pretoria
0001
Tel: +27 (12) 428 7778

E-mail: info@sabs.co.za  

Website: http://www.sabs.co.za 

Available in English

Spain

Nothing in addition to EN-71

 

Sweden

Nothing in addition to EN-71

 

Thailand Thai Industrial Standard for Toys TIS 685-2540

Part 1: General Requirements (1997)
Compulsory Stnd. (effective date 5 January 1999)

Part 2: Packages and Labeling (1997)

Part 3: Methods of Test & Analysis (1997)

Thai Industrial Standards Institute
Ministry of Industry
E-mail: thaistan@tisi.go.th
Website: www.tisi.go.th

Available in Thai & English

Currently revising to mirror ISO 8124

United Kingdom

BS EN71-5:2015 Safety of Toys. Chemical toys (sets) other than experimental sets

PD CEN/TR 15071:2015 Safety of toys. National translations of warnings and instructions for use of EN71

PD CEN/TR 15371-1: 2015 Safety of toys. Replies to requests for interpretation of EN 71-1, EN 71-2, EN71-8 and EN 71-14

PD CEN/TR 15371-2: 2015 Safety of toys. Replies to requests for interpretation of Chemical standards in the EN71 series

BS EN 1888: 2012 Child care articles. Wheeled child conveyances. Safety requirements and test methods

PD CEN/TR 13387-1: 2015 Child use and care articles. General safety guidelines. Safety philosophy and safety assessment

PD CEN/TR 13387-2 :2015 Child use and care articles.  General safety guidelines. Chemical hazards

PD CEN/TR 13387-3 :2015 Child use and care articles. General safety guidelines. Mechanical hazards

PD CEN/TR 13387-4 :2015 Child use and care articles. General safety guidelines. Thermal hazards

PD CEN/TR 13387-5 :2015 Child use and care articles. General safety guidelines. Product information

BS EN 4210-1: 2014 Cycles. Safety requirements for bicycles. Terms and definitions

BS EN 4210-2: 2015 Cycles. Safety requirements for bicycles. Requirements for city and trekking, young adult, mountain and racing bicycles

BS EN ISO 8098: 2014 Cycles. Safety requirements for bicycles for young children

BS EN 55014-2:2015 Electromagnetic compatibility. Requirements for household appliances, electric tools and similar apparatus. Immunity. Product family standard

BS EN 60598-1:2015 Luminaires. General requirements and tests

EN 16128: 2015 Ophthalmic optics. Reference method for the testing of spectacle frames and sunglasses for nickel release

BSEN14619:2015 Roller sports equipment. Kick scooters. Safety requirements and test methods

BS EN ISO 17234-1: 2015 Leather. Chemical tests for the determination of certain azo colorants in dyed leathers. Determination of certain aromatic amines derived from azo colorants

BS EN ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management Systems. Requirements

2014/53/EU Radio Equipment Directive

2014/35/EU Low Voltage Directive

2014/30/EU Electromagnetic Compatibility Directive

British Toy & Hobby Association
142 – 144 Long Lane, Bermondsey, London, SE1 4BS, UK
Tel: +44 20 7701 7271

Email: admin@btha.co.uk

Website:https://www.gov.uk/guidance/toy-manufacturers-and-their-responsibilities
United States

Code of Federal Regulations, Commercial Practices 16, Part 1000 to End (16CFR)

Title 15 -Commerce and Foreign Trade Chapter XI - Technology Administration, Department of Commerce Part 1150 - Marking of Toy, Look-alike and Imitation Firearms

U.S. Government Printing Office
Superintendent of Documents
PO Box 371954
Pittsburgh, PA 15250-7954
Tel: 1-866-512-1800 or (202) 512-1800; Fax: (202) 512-2250
Web Site: www.gpo.gov
E-mail: orders@gpo.gov

Available in English

 

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Engineering Test Manual for Rattles

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Engineering Test Manual for Pacifiers

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Labeling Requirements for Art Materials Presenting Chronic Hazards (LHAMA)

U.S. Child Safety Protection Act, Small Parts Hazard Warning Rule and Rules for Reporting Choking Incidents

Age Determination Guidelines: Relating Children's Ages to Toy Characteristics and Play Behavior (September 2002)

COPPA Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
4330 East-West Highway
Bethesda, MD 20814
Tel: +1 (301) 504-7923
Fax: +1  (301) 504-0124

Website: www.cpsc.gov
E-mail: info@cpsc.gov
Available in English

Federal Trade Commission
(for COPPA inquiries)
600 Pennsylvania Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20580
Tel: +1 (202) 362-2222

Website: www.ftc.gov

ASTM F963-17 Standard Consumer Safety Specification on Toy Safety

CPSC Guidance on applicable requirements of ASTM F963 (2014)

ASTM F1148-17 Standard Consumer Safety Specification for Home Playground Equipment

ASTM F1313-90 (2011) Standard Specification for Volatile N-Nitrosamine Levels in Rubber Nipples on Pacifiers

ASTM International
Customer Service Department
100 Barr Harbor Drive
West Conshohocken, PA 19428-2959
U.S.A.
Tel: (610) 832-9585
Website: www.astm.org

Available in English

ANSI Z315.1-2012 American National Standard for Tricycles - Safety Requirements

ANSI/UL 696, Ninth Edition Standard for Safety Electric Toys

American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
1899 L Street, NW, 11th Floor
Washington, DC 20036
Tel: +1 (202) 293-8020
Fax: +1 (202) 293-9287
Web Site: www.ansi.org

Available in English

Please note some specific standards are addressed separately. 
See the The Toy Association website for more details.



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