India –Toy (Quality Control) Order 2020 Approved

Vol. 1194 | November 03, 2020

The Ministry of Commerce and Industry of India approved the Toy (Quality Control) Order 2020. It shall enter into force on 1 January 2021. Following are the highlights of the order:

Scope

This Order applies to:

  1. toys and products that are designed or clearly intended, whether or not exclusively, for use in play by children under 14 years old
  2. toys that are initially received by the children and they are subjected to reasonably foreseeable conditions of normal use and abuse

Requirements

Toys shall comply with the following standards:

Standard

Title of standard

Identical standard

IS 9873 (Part 1): 2019

Safety of Toys Part l Safety Aspects Related to Mechanical and Physical Properties

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IS 9873 (Part 2): 2017

Safety of Toys Part 2 Flammability

ISO 8124-2:2014

IS 9873 (Part 3): 2017

Safety Requirements for Toys Part 3

Migration of Certain Elements

ISO 8124-3:2010

IS 9873 (Part 4): 2017

Safety of Toys Part 4 Swings, Slides and

Similar Activity Toys for Indoor and Outdoor Family Domestic Use

ISO 8124-4:2014

IS 9873 (Part 7): 2017

Safety of Toys Part 7 Requirements and Test

Methods for Finger Paints

ISO 8124-7:2015

IS 9873 (Part 9): 2017

Safety of Toys Part 9 Certain Phthalates Esters in Toys and Children’s Products

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IS 15644: 2006

Safety of Electric Toys

IEC 62115:2003

Use of Standard Mark

Toys complying with the above applicable standards shall bear the Standard Mark, according to Scheme I of Schedule II of BIS (Conformity Assessment) Regulations 2018:

  1. The Standard Mark must be labelled on each product or its package.
  2. Use of the Standard Mark is granted by a licence issued by BIS.
  3. The Standard Mark must carry the licence number and the reference of the Indian Standard that the product complies with, in a visible manner. In case the licence number cannot be placed beneath the Standard Mark, it shall be suitably placed close to the Standard Mark in a linear manner.
  4. The Standard Mark consists of the below pictorial representation, drawn in the exact style and in relative proportions as shown in the following:


    Preferred Dimensions of Monogram (all dimensions in millimeters)

    A

    B

    a

    R

    r

    Size of letters

    2.5

    1.9

    0.2

    0.4

    -

    1.0

    5

    3.8

    0.4

    0.8

    0.1

    1.0

    10

    7.5

    0.7

    1.7

    0.2

    2.0

    20

    15

    1.5

    3.3

    0.5

    3.0

    40

    30

    2.9

    6.7

    1.0

    4.0

    80

    60

    5.9

    13.4

    1.9

    6.0

    160

    120

    11.7

    26.7

    3.8

    10.0

    320

    240

    23.4

    53.4

    7.6

    16.0

Source: https://bis.gov.in/index.php/fmcs/certification-process/bis-standard-mark/

For more information, please contact:

Carl Tso
carl.tso@intertek.com 
852 3760 6364

 

 

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