ANSI releases revised standard for toy safety.
Press Release Summary:
March 11, 2009 - Revised ASTM F963-2008 Standard Consumer Safety Specification for Toy Safety provides guidelines and test methods to protect children from range of potential hazards, including lead exposure, choking, and sharp edges. Revisions address incidents of swallowing small magnets in toys, acoustics, potential strangulation hazards associated with yo-yo elastic tether toys, impact hazards for children up to 48 months, and flammability testing to federal standards.
Original Press Release
Revised Standard for Toy Safety Addresses Magnets, Flammability, Other Hazards
Press release date: March 5, 2009