EU publishes safety standard for toys EN 71-3:2019+A1:20211:
Migration of certain elements
On April 14, 2021, the European Committee for Standardization (CEN) adopted the toy safety standard EN 71-3: 2019+A1:20211: Migration of certain elements. All CEN members have until 31 October 2021 to adopt and publish their national standards.
European and international standards define requirements and test methods for the migration of aluminium, antimony, arsenic, barium, boron, cadmium, trivalent chromium, hexavalent chromium, cobalt, copper, lead, manganese, mercury, nickel, selenium, strontium, tin, organotin and zinc materials and toy parts.
This standard is intended to be harmonized in support of the European Toys Directive. It is given the status of national standard of CEN member countries and its replacementof national standards will be completed by the end of October 2021.
Compared to the previous edition, the aluminum migration limit has been largely revised this time as follows:
1. Class I toy materials: aluminum migration limit has been changed from 5625 mg/kg to 2250 mg/kg;
2. Class II toy materials: the migration limit of aluminum Changed from 1406 mg/kg to 560 mg/kg
3. Class III toy materials: the aluminum migration limit has been changed from 70000 mg/kg to 28130 mg/kg
The tester complies with standards ISO 8124, EN 71, ASTM F963, 16 CFR 1500 and tests shape, size, profile, spacing and performance acceptance criteria specific to certain categories of toys.
Toy Flammability Tester GT-M17
EN 71-2, ISO 8124-2,GB 6675.3
EN 16890-2017 Section 7
Kinetic energy tester for toy GT-M18B
ISO 8124-1 section 5.15GB6675-2 section 5.15
EN-71-1 Section 8.24
ASTM F963 Section 8.1
Sharp Edge Tester GT-MB01
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EN 71-1 ASTM F963 16CFR 1500
ISO 8124-1GB 6675-2