Toys & Games

As a CPSC certified 3rd party testing laboratory, we test all toys & games according to CPSIA regulation to ensure your product is in compliance with all safety requirements. It is hard knowing how to be compliant with all the regulations out there, which is why our service is top notch. We work with our customers to give them the full rundown of what testing they need.

The key to having a compliant product is to go through testing procedures which are simulated like a child at play. In the lab, we then determine if there are any hazards that present themselves.

For general knowledge, toys and games are considered to be any product designed or manufactured to have play value and to be used by children under the age of 14.

Products considered to be toys and games are board games, cars, stuffed animals, water guns, kites, pool toys, wooden blocks, stackable, etc…

The CPSC requires these products to be tested to meet safety requirements for mechanical hazards, chemical properties, and flammability. AM Testing has the solutions for getting your product safe and on the shelves.

Testing Capabilities

(including but not limited to…)

USA

Mechanical Hazards of toys F963
Sharp Point 16 CFR 1500.48
Sharp Metal 16 CFR 1500.49
Small Parts 16 CFR 1501
Rattle 16 CFR 1510
Pacifier 16 CFR 1511
Use & abuse of toys & other articles 16 CFR 1500.50 (.51 .52 .53)
Flammability of Solids & Soft Toys 16 CFR 1500.44/ASTM F963 A4.2&A6
Chemical Testing
Heavy Elements F963 (4.3.5)
Lead in children’s non-metal CPSC-CH-E1002
Lead in paint & Surface Coating CPSC-CH-E1003
Lead in paint & Surface, coating material 16 CFR Part 1303
Phthalates
Prop 65
Total Lead & Cadmium
Phthalates (+BPA)

Canada

Mechanical/Physical Hazards of toys CRC, c.931 / SOR/2011-17
Flammability of Toys CRC, c.931 / SOR/2011-17
Chemical Testing
Total Lead Content
Total Mercury Content
Soluble Metals
Phthalates SOR/2010-298

Europe

Mechanical/Physical Properties EN 71 part 1
Flammability/Safety of Toys EN 71 part 2
Chemical Testing
Migration of certain Elements EN 71 part 3
Cadmium REACH Annex XVII item 23
Phthalates REACH Annex XVII item 51 & 52
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