Toys to export to the United States, we must first pass this standard
October 19, 2016, the United States toy standard ASTM F963 officially released 2016 version, and will be in the middle of 2017 to become mandatory standards.
A lot of changes have taken place in the new toy standard 2016 version compared to the previous version of version 2011. Under the CPSIA framework, this requirement will become mandatory 180 days after the standard is published, unless there is a new CPSC requirement.
The standards mainly revise the following:
1, revised the kinetic energy ejection requirements, so that it and the Australian Standards, international standards in line;
2. New testing requirements have been added to deal with toys containing rechargeable batteries and batteries;
3. A new warning label is added for the button and coin battery with 1.5V or more voltage;
4. Increased testing requirements for expanded toys, including new testing methods and equipment;
5, Toy Box Test back to ASTM F963;
6. Changes of heavy metals and microorganisms;
7. Other minor amendments.
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