China is a big producer of toys. The production of toys accounts for more than 70 percent of the total output of the world, and the toy is mainly export. Behind the "red fire" of exports, the "threshold" of Chinese toys entering the international market is constantly improving. On the basis of the 2017 national regulations, there is also a batch of toy safety standards "intensive" in 2018.
ASTM F963-17 safety standards are enforced in the United States - the certification of toys manufactured on the effective date and subsequent production shall be tested in accordance with the requirements of ASTM F963-17 safety standards, and toys that do not meet the requirements will not be able to enter the us market. In addition, you revised the U.S. consumer product safety improvement act (CPSIA), revised the new bill to disable the phthalate nonyl ester (DINP), and added for phthalate butyl ester (DIBP), phthalate is hexyl ester (DHEXP) and phthalates dicyclohexyl ester (DCHP) of set limit to 1000 PPM (0.1%).
The European Union has tightened restrictions on the transfer of lead, the migration of hexavalent chromium, the restrictions on the migration of phenol and the limits of preservatives. In addition, the content of formamide and bisphenol A were also modified.
Canada revised magnetic toys regulations: the revised rules and regulations, and can be put into the test tube of the magnetic flux toys and small parts must be less than 50 gaussian (magnetic strength units), small parts used in test force does not exceed 4.45N.
Botswana revised the toy safety part 2 - revised ISO8124 all regulations banning the use of flammable materials in categories, and some toys flammability requirements when suffering from slight fire. The law takes effect on November 27, 2017.
In addition to the above-mentioned countries (regions), many other countries are actively regulating and revising their domestic toy regulations. Last year, Vietnam, Egypt, Uganda, Turkey, Israel and other countries all briefed the WTO on the revision of toy regulations.