Australia – Voluntary Toys Safety Standards AS-NZS 8124.1:2016 And AS-NZS 8124.2:2016 Published

- Mar 02, 2017 -

On 30 June 2016, the following voluntary standards were published:

 

AS/NZS 8124.1:2016 Safety of toys. Part 1: Safety aspects related to mechanical and physical properties

AS/NZS 8124.2:2016 Safety of toys. Part 2: Flammability

AS/NZS 8124.1:2016 is adopted from ISO 8124.1: 2014 with national modifications as below:

 

Added “fibrous filling material” under small part exemption

Added a figure to show single ventilation area under enclosure requirement

Added kinetic energy per area of contact for projectiles in the form of an arrow

Amended the tolerance of cylindrical gauge for projectile tip measurement

Amended the rationale for small parts and projectiles with suction cups

For AS/NZS 8124.2:2016, ISO 8124.2: 2014 is adopted without national modification.


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