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

  • EN 71 (for physical & mechanical features, flammability and heavy metals migration)
  • EMC Directive 89/336 with the relevant standards
  • EN 50088 (safety testing for electrical toys)
  • DIN standards i.e. DIN 53160 & DIN 53704
  • ASTM F963
  • Child Safety Protection Act (CSPA)
  • Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act (FDCA)
  • Toxics in Packaging Clearinghouse (TPCH)
  • Labelling of Hazardous Art Materials Act (LHAMA)
  • Federal Hazardous Substances Act (FHSA)
  • EN 50088 (safety testing for electrical toys)
  • Hazardous Products Act R.S. c. H-3
  • Hazardous Products (Toys) Regulation C.R.C., C.931
  • Council Directives of EEC: 88/378/EEC, 93/68/EEC
  • Electromagnetic Compatibility Testing (EMC Testing)
  • UK Toys (Safety) Regulations: BS EN71, BS 7272
  • BS 7661, Pencils & Graphics Instruments (Safety) Regulations
  • Safety of toys: AS/NZS ISO 8124

Toy Testing Includes

  • Toy Design Evaluation Testing
  • Toy Safety Testing
    • Sharp Points Testing
    • Content Testing
    • Durability Testing
    • Wear Testing
    • Mechanical Soundness Testing
  • Juvenile Product Manufacturers Association (JPMA) Testing
  • Toxicity Testing
  • Durability Testing
  • Flammability Testing
  • Risk Analysis Testing
  • Usability Studies Testing
  • Electronics Toys EMC Testing (Electromagnetic Compatibility)
  • Compliance Testing
  • Toy's Package Testing
  • Mechanical Toy Testing
    • Tensile Testing
    • Compression Testing
    • Torsion testing
    • Traction testing
  • Plastics Extractables Testing
  • Leachables Testing
  • Phthalates Test for PVC Testing
  • Surface Coating Testing
  • Failure mode & defect analysis
  • Toxic Elements Testing( Pb, Cd, Cr, Ba, As, Hg)
  • Reverse engineering
  • Age grading and Labeling Testing
  • Toys Packaging Testing
  • Battery Consumption Testing
  • Ease of Assembly Evaluations
  • Acoustics Testing
  • Component Failure Investigations