US TOY SAFETY

 

The Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) that was adopted by the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) in 2008 has introduced many significant regulatory responsibilities for manufacturers, distributors, retailers and importers of consumer goods, particularly for toys and children’s products. Toys and children’s products entering the U.S. must comply with CPSIA product safety requirements, be tested by a CPSC approved testing laboratory and produce either a Children Product Certificate (CPC) or General Certificate of Conformity (GCC) as demonstration for compliance to relevant federal regulations and mandatory safety standards, and have permanent tracking information affixed to the product and its packaging where practicable.      

STC is an independent third-party testing and certification laboratory that has received recognition and accreditation from CPSC. Our testing capabilities for the US market not only cover CPSIA requirements but also extend to other regulatory testing requirements such as ASTM F963 for toys and children’s products

 

Our US Toy Safety Testing services include:

CPSIA Testing

  • Lead in substrate (Sec. 101(a))
  • Lead in Paint or Surface Coating (Sec. 101(f))
  • 8 Phthalates (DEHP, DBP, BBP, DINP, DIBP, DPENP, DHEXP (DnHP), DCHP) (16 CFR 1307)

 

ASTM F963 Testing

  • Physical & Mechanical Testing
  • Flammability Testing
  • Soluble Heavy Metals Content
  • Total Lead content
  • Soluble Cadmium in Small Metallic Parts
  • Food Contact Articles Testing (FDA/21 CFR 170-189)
  • Labeling of Hazardous Art Material (LHAMA - ASTM D4236)
  • Battery Operated Toy Safety Testing
  • Stuffing Materials Cleanliness
  • Sound Level Testing
  • Magnetic Toy Testing
  • Toy Cosmetics, Liquids, Pastes, Putties, Gels and Powders

 

For more information about US Toy Safety Compliance, CPSIA Testing and ASTM F963 Testing, please feel free to contact us.

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