Toy testing about EN71 as far as we know

The EU toy standard EN71 has a total of 11 parts. General toys only need to do the first three parts, namely EN71-1, EN71-2 and EN71-3. my country is a big country in the production and export of toys, and many toys are exported to the European market. EU toys EN71 test, only toys that pass the EN71 test can enter the European market.

EN71-1:2005 Toy Safety – Part 1: Physical and Mechanical Properties

This part mainly includes drop test, small piece test, sharp edge test, tension test, pressure test, seam test, ear nose eye pull force, torque test, etc.

EN71-2:2006 Toy Safety – Part 2: Flame Retardant Properties

This part specifies the types of flammable materials that are prohibited from use in all toys and the flammability requirements for toys with a certain small ignition source. It is required that the burning rate of the tested material shall not exceed the limit specified in the standard. Covers head-mounted toys, toys made up of toys and toys worn by children during play, toys entered by children, soft stuffed toys containing plush or textile fabrics.

EN71-3:2001/AC:2002 Safety of toys – Part 3: Transfer of certain elements

This section specifies the maximum levels of migratory elements (antimony, arsenic, barium, cadmium, chromium, lead, mercury, tin) in accessible parts or materials of toys. The test principle is: Soluble elements are the extracts extracted from the toy material under the condition that the material is in constant contact with gastric acid for a period of time after the material is swallowed. The content of soluble elements was quantified using methods with appropriate detection limits.


Post time: Jul-27-2022