Toys & Children’s Products
Intertek's regulatory experts verify the design, safety, and quality of a variety of Toys and Children’s Products with innovative assurance, testing, inspection and certification services
As a Total Quality Assurance provider, we strive to facilitate the creation of the safest environment possible for children by enhancing the design, safety, and quality of toys and children’s products, through:
- Chemical Testing
- Design Review and Evaluation
- Endurance and Performance Testing
- Flammability Testing
- Mechanical and Physical Testing
- Cybersecurity Testing
- Battery Testing
- Safety Testing and more
Intertek goes beyond regulatory testing to provide research and development services that incorporate real-life child observation and risk analysis to assess, identify and predict potential hazards in toys and children’s products at all stages of development and production.
Intertek’s global accreditations in toy and children’s products testing include the U.S. CPSIA, EU Toy Safety Directive, ASTM International, Health Canada’s CPSA, GB Standards and International Standards Organization (ISO), as well as a number of state regulations including California’s Prop 65, Washington State’s Children’s Safe Products Act and Maine’s Safer Chemicals in Children’s Products Act.
Our experts also actively participate in a broad range of advisory committees and boards developing standards for children’s products, including the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), Comité Européen de Normalisation (CEN), American Society of Testing and Materials (ASTM), and the Juvenile Product Manufacturers Association (JPMA).
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White Paper Downloads
- Safety Specifications for Cords & Drawstrings on Children’s Clothing
- Ensuring Conformity of Buoyancy Aids
- Reducing Risks at Halloween - Safety Compliance of Costumes, Toys and Candles
- Schoolwear Benchmarking Programs
- Regulatory Requirements for UV Protection Clothing Including Childrens Swim Wear
- Safety Compliance Standards for Child Duvets and Sleeping Bags