Hong Kong Updates List of Standards Showing Compliance with Toys and Children’s Products Safety Ordinance

Hong Kong has published an updated list of standards
that can be considered as demonstrating compliance with the safety standards
specified in Schedules 1 and 2 of the Toys and Children’s Products Safety

Issued on February 21, 2020, the announcement

  • 5 standards for toys
  • 13 standards for children’s products (that fall under
    the Ordinance)

The amended list of standards uses international
standards or standards adopted by major economies.

The updated list of standards includes:


  • International:
    1. ISO 8124-3:2010 (incorporating Amendment 2:2018)
    2. ISO 8124-4:2014 (incorporating Amendment 2:2019)
  • British/European:
    1. BS EN 71-1:2014+A1:2018
    2. BS EN 71-3:2019
    3. BS EN 71-14:2018

Babies’ dummies: BS EN 1400:2013+A2:2018

Baby walking frames: ASTM F977-18

Child safety barriers for domestic use: ASTM F1004-19

Children’s cots for domestic use:

  • International:
    1. ISO 7175-1:2019
    2. ISO 7175-2:2019
  • American: ASTM F1169-19

Children’s highchairs and multi-purpose highchairs for domestic use: ASTM F404-18a

Children’s paints:

  • International: ISO 8124-3:2010 (incorporating Amendment 2:2018)
  • British/European: BS EN 71-3:2019

Playpens for domestic use: ASTM F406-19

Wheeled child conveyances :

  • American: ASTM F833-19
  • British/European :
    1. BS EN 1888-1:2018
    2. BS EN 1888-2:2018

The amended list of standards was published in the
Toys and Children’s Products Safety Ordinance (Amendment of Schedules 1 and 2)
Notice 2020 under Number 19 to Legal Supplement Number 2 in the Hong Kong
Gazette (Number 8, Volume 24).

The changes will come into effect on October 1, 2020.

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