Hong Kong: Recent updates on toys and children’s products standards,Toys and Children’s Products Safety Ordinance, L.N.63 of 2018, Economic Department

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Hong Kong: Recent updates on toys and children’s products standards

april 2018 - Relevant for: Electrical & electronics, Toys & children's products INDUSTRY

On 26 March 2018, Hong Kong Commerce and Economic Department published notice L.N.63 of 20181 amending the Toys and Children’s Products Safety Ordinance2  to further align the safety standards with the latest versions of the international ones. Starting 1 August 2018, updated version of standards for toys and children’s products listed under Schedule 1 and 2 in the Ordinance should be applied. See table for standard amendments in the Notice.

Standard

Current version

New version

Effective date

IEC 62115 Electric Toys - Safety

Edition 1.2
(2011-02) [IEC 62115 Edition 1:2003 consolidated with amendment 1:2004 and amendment 2:2010]

Edition 2.0





1 August 2018

BS EN 71-12 N-Nitrosamines and N-nitrosatable substances

2013

2016

ASTM F963 Standard consumer safety specification for toy safety

2011

2017

ASTM F404 Standard consumer safety specification for high chairs

2016a

2017

AS/NZS ISO 8214.3 Migration of certain elements

AS/NZS ISO 8214.3:2012

AS/NZS 8124.3:2012 (Incorporating Amendment 1:2016)

[1] Notice L.N.63 of 2018
[2] Cap. 424

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