STC at Spielwarenmesse International Toy Fair 2023


【Hong Kong, 5 February 2023】The 72nd Spielwarenmesse 2023 was successfully staged at the Messezentrum Nürnberg (Nuremberg Exhibition Center) in Germany during 1-5 February 2023.  STC (Hong Kong Standards and Testing Centre) was one of the 2,000 exhibitors from 70 countries.  Apart from being an individual exhibitor, STC also exhibited under the banner of The Hong Kong Council for Testing and Certification (HKCTC).


During the exhibition, various producers and purchasers of toys sought professional consultation at STC’s booth.  STC explained the latest regulations and testing standards for toys in detail and recommended solutions under various topics raised.  STC was able to introduce its scope of services highlighting STC’s toy safety testing service. These services have long been assisting in ensuring product compliance before market entry, enhancing the quality and safety of products so they are not only permitted to be sold but also successfully launched. Many visitors expressed their appreciation of STC's professional service capabilities and eagerness to learn more about STC’s services.


STC’s toy safety testing service includes, among others, Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) Testing, Physical & Mechanical Properties Testing and Phthalates Testing.  The EMC Testing carries out tests on toys’ radiated disturbance and electrostatic discharge, etc.  The Physical & Mechanical Properties Testing performs tests on toys’ load stresses, such as compression, torque and tension, while the Phthalates Testing mainly addresses the amount of hazardous chemicals in toys.


Please contact us for more information regarding STC’s toy safety testing service.


About STC

Established in 1963, STC (Hong Kong Standards and Testing Centre) is Hong Kong’s first independent, not-for-profit testing, inspection and certification organization.  STC offers a wide range of conformity assessment services on products covering Toys, Children’s products, Textile, Apparel, Footwear, Furniture, Electrical and Electronic Products, Medical Devices, Food as well as Chemical and Pharmaceutical products.  In order to meet the global demand for testing and certification services, not only has STC set up testing facilities and customer service offices in China’s major cities such as Dongguan, Shanghai, Changzhou and Guangxi, but also in countries like Vietnam, Japan, the USA and Germany.   


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