Hong Kong Proposed Updates to Safety Standards for Toys and Children’s Products

06/12/17

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The Hong Kong government proposes to adopt up-to-date safety standards promulgated by the relevant standards institutions for toys and three classes of children’s products listed in Schedule 2 under the Toys and Children’s Products Safety Ordinance (Cap. 424). Members of the public are welcome to send their views on the proposal to the Commerce and Economic Development Bureau on or before 31 December 2017.


Schedule 1 Toy Standards


Toy StandardsCurrent Specified Standards

Updated Standards
(Publication / Effective Date)

Electric Toys—Safety

IEC 62115 Edition 1.2 (2011‐02)

[IEC 62115 Edition 1:2003

consolidated with amendment
 1:2004 and amendment 2:2010]  

IEC 62115:2017 Edition 2.0 
(April 2017)

Safety of toys—

N-Nitrosamines and N-
nitrosatable substances

BS EN 71‐12:2013BS EN 71‐12:2016  (January 2017) 

Standard consumer safety
specification for toy safety

ASTM F963‐11ASTM F963‐17  (August 2017)

Schedule 2 Product Standards

Product StandardsCurrent Standards

Updated Standard
(Publication / Effective Date)s

Babies’ dummiesASTM F963‐11ASTM F963‐17   (August 2017)

Children’s high chairs

 and multi-purpose high
chairs for domestic use

ASTM F404-16aASTM F404-17 (March 2017)
Children’s paintASTM F963‐11ASTM F963‐17  (August 2017)
Children’s paintAS/NZS ISO 8124.3:2012

AS/NZS ISO 8124.3:2012 /
Amendment 1:2016    (June 2016)


Additional Information:  

The Commerce and Economic Development Bureau: 1 December 2017

http://www.cedb.gov.hk/citb/doc/en/information_note_for_consultation_2018_e.pdf

http://www.cedb.gov.hk/citb/txt_en/Hot_Topic/popup_20171201.html


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