Standard [WITHDRAWN] 2014-07
This European Standard specifies requirements and methods of test for mechanical and physical properties of toys. It applies to toys for children, toys being any product or material designed or intended, whether or not exclusively, for use in play by children of less than 14 years. It refers to new toys taking into account the period of foreseeable and normal use, and that the toys are used as intended or in a foreseeable way, bearing in mind the behaviour of children. It includes specific requirements for toys intended for children under 36 months, children under 18 months and for children who are too young to sit up unaided. This new consolidated version includes the following amendments: - A1 concerning warnings; - A2 concerning acoustic requirements and test methods; - A3 concerning paper/paperboard (specifies, among other things, under which conditions toys or parts of toys made of paper or paperboard do not need to be tested) This document (EN 71-1:2011+A3:2014) has been prepared by Technical Committee CEN/TC 52 "Safety of toys", the secretariat of which is held by DS (Denmark). The responsible German mirror committee is Working Committee NA 095-05-01 AA "Sicherheit von Spielzeug" ("Safety of toys") of the DIN Standards Committee Safety Design Principles (NASG).