Toy Testing Services

Since the Toy Safety Directive (88/378/EEC) was put into force in Europe in 1988, it is necessary to ensure that toys are safe and comply with the European regulations. Basically toys of all kinds need to be tested – electronic toys, plush toys, electro-motor-operated toys, stuffed toys, remote-control toys, etc. Our own fully equipped NABL accredited testing laboratory provide complete testing in the filed of Toys parts.

General Products and Materials Spectro can assist your company for testing, analysis, experiments and research on all your toys parts, components, materials, and finished products in such areas, industries and products as dolls, stuffed toys & animals, construction toys, infant toys, preschool toys, kid's furniture, dollhouses, doll clothes, doll furniture, music & rhythm toys, visual toys, climbing toys, vehicle toys, electrical toys, fashion dolls, baby dolls, doll accessories, collectible dolls, adventure toys, magic toys, pretend play toys, dress-up toys, washable toys, bath toys, push & pull toys, stack & play toys, wooden toys, infant stacker toys, infant sorter toys, sport toys, rechargeable toys, video games, learning toys, preschool toys, musical toys, linguistic toys, motor skills toys, battery operated toys, remote control toys, and plastic toys.

Standard Test Methods

  • bulletEN 71 (for physical & mechanical features, flammability and heavy metals migration)
  • bulletEMC Directive 89/336 with the relevant standards
  • bulletEN 50088 (safety testing for electrical toys)
  • bulletDIN standards i.e. DIN 53160 & DIN 53704
  • bulletASTM F963
  • bulletChild Safety Protection Act (CSPA)
  • bulletFederal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act (FDCA)
  • bulletToxics in Packaging Clearinghouse (TPCH)
  • bulletLabelling of Hazardous Art Materials Act (LHAMA)
  • bulletFederal Hazardous Substances Act (FHSA)
  • bulletEN 50088 (safety testing for electrical toys)
  • bulletHazardous Products Act R.S. c. H-3
  • bulletHazardous Products (Toys) Regulation C.R.C., C.931
  • bulletCouncil Directives of EEC: 88/378/EEC, 93/68/EEC
  • bulletElectromagnetic Compatibility Testing (EMC Testing)
  • bulletUK Toys (Safety) Regulations: BS EN71, BS 7272
  • bulletBS 7661, Pencils & Graphics Instruments (Safety) Regulations
  • bulletSafety of toys: AS/NZS ISO 8124

Toy Testing Includes

  • bulletToy Design Evaluation Testing
  • bulletToy Safety Testing
    • bullet Sharp Points Testing
    • bulletContent Testing
    • bullet Durability Testing
    • bullet Wear Testing
    • bullet Mechanical Soundness Testing
  • bulletJuvenile Product Manufacturers Association (JPMA) Testing
  • bulletToxicity Testing
  • bulletDurability Testing
  • bulletFlammability Testing
  • bulletRisk Analysis Testing
  • bulletUsability Studies Testing
  • bulletElectronics Toys EMC Testing (Electromagnetic Compatibility)
  • bulletCompliance Testing
  • bulletToy's Package Testing
  • bulletMechanical Toy Testing
    • bulletTensile Testing
    • bulletCompression Testing
    • bulletTorsion testing
    • bulletTraction testing
  • bulletPlastics Extractables Testing
  • bulletLeachables Testing
  • bulletPhthalates Test for PVC Testing
  • bullet Surface Coating Testing
  • bulletFailure mode & defect analysis
  • bulletToxic Elements Testing( Pb, Cd, Cr, Ba, As, Hg)
  • bulletReverse engineering
  • bulletAge grading and Labeling Testing
  • bulletToys Packaging Testing
  • bulletBattery Consumption Testing
  • bulletEase of Assembly Evaluations
  • bulletAcoustics Testing
  • bulletComponent Failure Investigations