Australia – Voluntary Toys Safety Standards AS-NZS 8124.1:2016 and AS-NZS 8124.2:2016 Published

Vol. 925 | August 18, 2016

On 30 June 2016, the following voluntary standards were published:

  • AS/NZS 8124.1:2016 Safety of toys. Part 1: Safety aspects related to mechanical and physical properties
  • AS/NZS 8124.2:2016 Safety of toys. Part 2: Flammability

AS/NZS 8124.1:2016 is adopted from ISO 8124.1: 2014 with national modifications as below:

  • Added “fibrous filling material” under small part exemption
  • Added a figure to show single ventilation area under enclosure requirement
  • Added kinetic energy per area of contact for projectiles in the form of an arrow
  • Amended the tolerance of cylindrical gauge for projectile tip measurement
  • Amended the rationale for small parts and projectiles with suction cups

For AS/NZS 8124.2:2016, ISO 8124.2: 2014 is adopted without national modification.

For more information, please contact:

John Wong
john.wong@intertek.com
852 2173 8637

 

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