the ASTM website. 4. Withdrawn. 2Licensee=Hong Kong Polytechnic Univ/ Not for Resale, 02/17/ MST. F – 08 ANSI. 23 Nov ASTM F (PF) – Designation: F – 08 An American National Standard Standard Consumer Saf. ASTM F available in Chinese here: COMPS/htm. – Both F‐07e1 and F‐08 can be included as a. Both F
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This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use.
ASTM F963-11 Toy Safety Testing
Handles or hinges connected to the toy made with pliable material straps and ropes will be considered exempt. Stability and Over-Load Requirements.
Revisions account for incidents of ingestion due to magnetic components that were small parts of a toy and to reflect the age of children involved in the incidents.
For more information about product safety, you may ask Intertek expert by filling in this enquiry form. Test for Loops and Cords. Tests for Tire Removal and Snap-in Wheel and. New flammability testing procedures for fabrics have been added.
Powered models of aircraft, rockets, boats, and land vehicles; however, toys that are their counterparts are covered. Wheels, Tires, and Axles. A loading test has been added to check the rigidity of the folding mechanism and locks.
The needle is an inherent hazard that is well understood by the purchaser of a toy sewing kit, and this hazard is communicated to the user as part of the normal educational process.
Design Guidelines for Toys Attached to Cribs. However, the Commission has issued a “1 year stay of enforcement” therefore third-party testing and certification for ASTM F is expected to be enforced in Feb Different age limits for various requirements will be found in this specification. The toy chest requirements have been deleted from this version of F, as they are considered as furniture and not a toy.
The locking device shall engage automatically when the product is placed in the manufacturer’s recommended use position. This specification does not cover product performance or quality, except as related to safety. Work Item s – proposed revisions of this standard. Bicycles Tricycles Sling shots and sharp-pointed darts Playground equipment Non-powder guns Kites Hobby and craft items in which the finished item is not primarily of play value Model kits in which the finished item is not primarily of play value Crayons, paints, chalks, and other similar art materials in which the material itself or the finished item is not primarily of play value, except that all art materials, whether or not a component of a toy, must comply with LHAMA, in accordance with 4.
Yo-Yo Elastic Tether Toys: Folding Mechanisms and Hinges.
Exemptions for packaging materials, textile fabrics, and sleeping bags have also been revised. A newly added requirement to the F version to address potential jaw entrapment in handles and ashm wheels that are located such that they are accessible for teething in the following categories of toys intended for children under 18 months of age: Teethers and Teething Toys.
The intention of the producer or distributor, as well as atsm use and reasonably foreseeable abuse, deter- mines whether the item is a toy counterpart. Size requirement for magnets and magnetic components has been increased to the small parts cylinder, and the age requirement has also been extended to toys for children up to 14 years of age.
Stroller and Carriage Toys. Except for the labeling requirements pointing out the functional hazards and age range for which the toy is intended, this specification has no requirements for those aspects of a toy that present an inherent and recognized hazard as part of the function of the toy.
A secondary test condition has been added if the burn rate of the toy exceeds 0. Link to Active This link will always route to the current Active version of the standard. In its ongoing efforts to reflect the latest issues and emerging hazards in the realm of toy safety, ASTM has published its latest revision to F, Consumer Safety Specification for Toy Safety.
These limits reflect the nature of the hazards and expected mental or physical ability, or both, of a child to cope with the hazards. Referenced Documents purchase separately The documents listed below are referenced within the f963-80 standard but are not provided as part of the standard. Folding Mechanisms and Hinges: Folding mechanisms now include requirements for locking devices or other means to prevent unexpected or sudden movement or collapse of the article.
Cords, Straps, and Elastics. The needle is an inherent hazard that is well understood by the purchaser of a toy sewing kit, and this hazard is communicated to the user as part of the normal educational process.
The version of the 9f63-08 contains revised sections on ingestion of magnetic components, impaction hazards, acoustics, flammability and many others.
This specification does not cover product performance or quality, except as related to safety. Torque Tests for Removal of Components. Rationale for Revisions.
ASTM F – 17 Standard Consumer Safety Specification for Toy Safety
Testing for Hazardous Substance Content. Toys intended for children between the ages of 18 and 48 months that include nail, screw and bolt shapes that weigh less than 1. Design Guidelines for Battery Operated Toys. Exemption for sports balls with wrist or ankle straps longer than 70 cm intended to be kicked or thrown and returned to the user has been added.
Jaw Entrapment in Handles and Steering Wheels. Except for the labeling requirements pointing out the functional hazards and age range for which the toy is intended, this specification has no requirements for those aspects of a toy that present an inherent and satm hazard as part of the function of the toy. Test Methods for Locking Mechanisms or.
The values given in parentheses are for information only. Historical Version s – view previous versions of standard. The revisions to this section also provided further harmonization between F and the European toy standard, EN Certain Toys with Nearly Spherical Ends.
Definition of major axis has been re-defined, while the definition of accessories, strings and paper have been added.