27 December 2017
Clicks 175 Tags: Fidget Spinners
9 November 2017, the US Public Interest Research Group (US PIRG) issued a report to alert the Target store and its suppliers Bulls I Toys after testing for lead content on the handheld toys. The report shows high levels of lead in the Fidget Spinners. The store has removed the fidget spinner from sale. ...
7 December 2017
Clicks 449 Tags: Toys
4 December 2017, Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) approved the new safety standard ASTM F963-17 for toys. ASTM F963-17 contains various grammatical corrections, editorial corrections, and substantive changes to provisions concerning projectiles and sound-producing toys. ...
2 November 2017
Clicks 247 Tags: toy CPSC
October 27, 2017, CPSC issued a ​final rule referring to Prohibition of Children's Toys and Child Care Articles Containing Specified Phthalates, which will revise the requirements in CPSIA. The Code of Federal Regulations title 16 is also amended by adding part 1307. From April 25, 2018(180 days after the release of the federal Gazette), any toys and children care products shall not be put into the market that contains 8 kinds of phthalate of more than 1000ppm. ...
13 October 2017
Clicks 212 Tags: Children's products CHCC
September 29, 2017, Washington Department of Ecology has added 20 chemicals and removed 3 others from the list of substances reportable under the state’s Children’s Safe Products Reporting Rule, which meant to expand the Chemicals of High Concern for Children (CHCC) list. ...
21 September 2017
Clicks 776 Tags: toy regulation India
On September 1, 2017, the Ministry of Commerce and Industry of India published a notification (No.26/2015-2020), which amends its trade policy of foreign toys to enter the India market. All the imported toys shall comply with articles below. ...
18 September 2017
Clicks 220 Tags: EU Toy safety chromium VI
September 6, 2017, The European Commission has notified the WTO of a draft G/TBT/N/EU/504, which intends to amending the migration limit for chromium VI in scraped -off toy materials. ...
31 August 2017
Clicks 281 Tags: Toy CPSC
August 18, 2017, United States District Court for the Southern District of New York (S.D.Y.N) made a judgment on the US Consumer products safety Commission's (CPSC) dereliction of duty, which CPSC agreed to finalize a rule that could ban five phthalates in toys by October 18. ...
24 August 2017
Clicks 309 Tags: Fidget Spinner
Since Fidget Spinner came into market, it brings related manufactures with commercial opportunity for its popularity. However the hot sale is accompanied by the various types of accidents, especially children’s injuries occur repeatedly, Europe and the United Stated, Australia and other countries and regions have recalled, destroyed and withdrew from markets, which increase the risks of its export and sale. It has come into common that Fidget Spinner should compliant with Toy Standards ...
4 August 2017
Clicks 164 Tags: Toy heavy metal
on 7 July, 2017, the European Commission and its Scientific Committee on Health, Environmental and Emerging Risks (SCHEER) launched a public consultation on the preliminary opinion Tolerable intake of aluminium with regards to adapting the migration limits for aluminium in toys. ...
4 August 2017
Clicks 178 Tags: children's product scp
Recently, California’s Department of Toxic Substance (DTSC) has listed children’s foam-padded sleeping products containing the flame retardants TDCPP or TCEP as the first priority product under the Safer Consumer Products (SCP) effective 1 July. ...
16 June 2017
Clicks 240 Tags: BPA EU toys
On 25 May,2017, EU publishes the toy safety amendment (EU) 2017/898, which lowers the migration limit for bisphenol A (BPA) in toys for use by children under 36 months or in other toys intended to be placed in the mouth. The amendment will come into effect on the 20th day after the official journal published. ...
22 May 2017
Clicks 612 Tags: Fidget Spinner risk analysis
Recently, a stress-relieving artifact-Fidget Spinner (which is also named as Finger Spinner) - sweep the world. It is a small toy with a symmetric bearing system that can spin on one’s finger.But as the fidget spinner belongs to toys, it has to meet relevant technical regulations or standards before its domestic sale or export, or it may encounter disposal measures like punishing, withdrawing or even destroying. ...
10 May 2017
Recently, Maine added two flame retardants, decaBDE and HBCDD, into its list of priority chemicals. ...
9 May 2017
Clicks 246 Tags: toys EU phenol
On May 4, 2017, the Official Journal of the European Union (OJ) release the Council Directive (EU) 2017/774, amending the Directive 2009/48/EC on the safety of toys, in allusion to those toys that are designed for children under 36 months or could be placed in children’s mouths, to add the migration restriction of phenol and the content restriction of it when it functioned as a preservative. ...
27 April 2017
Clicks 311 Tags: toys TSD EU lead heavy metal
On 27 April 2017, the Official Journal of the European Union published Regulation (EU) 2017/738 amending lead limit in the Toy Safety Directive 2009/48/EC. The Regulation takes into operation from 28 October 2018. ...
27 April 2017
Clicks 292 Tags: US ASTM F963 toys
The U.S. mandatory toy standard ASTM F963-16 takes into force on 30 April 2017. All children’s toys manufactured on or after 30 April 2017 must be tested to ASTM F963-16. ...
10 April 2017
Clicks 261 Tags: Turkey toy restriction
On 1 Apr. 2017, Turkey Ministry of Custom released Gazette No. 30025 to amend Turkish toy regulation in the interest of clarity, and also include 9 restrictions for toys. ...
5 April 2017
Clicks 294 Tags: toys TSD EU lead heavy metal
Toy Safety Directive 2009/48/EC is considered as the most stringent toy regulation in the globe requiring all toys to access the EU market should meet the requirements hereof. On 27 March 2017, EU ministers adopted the amendments to Annex II to toy safety directive to lower the lead limit. ...
20 February 2017
Clicks 251 Tags: Nepal toy toxic
On 16 January 2017, Nepal released children’s toy standard to regulate 12 toxic substances in children’s toys, clarify the scope, test procedures and certification mechanism of toys. The standard becomes effective on the 181th day following its publication in Nepal Gazette. Scope: Toy means construction sets, dolls and miniatures, vehicles, puzzles, collectibles, promotional merchandise, electric and electronic toys and educational sets to be used by children of up to 16 ...
16 February 2017
Clicks 508 Tags: EU EN 71 toys
On 21 December 2016, the European Committee for Standardisation (CEN) updates EN 71-12:2016 N-nitrosamines and N-nitrosatable substances, which will be transposed to standards of Member States before June 2017 at the latest. By the time, the new version will supersede EN 71-12:2013 and cancel conflicting standards. Major amendments in EN 71-12:2016: 1. Revise the definition for “finger paint” so that it is in line with that in the European Standard Finger paints - Requir ...
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