Hong Kong Updates Safety Standard Compliance List for Toys and Children’s Products

Hong Kong has
amended its list of standards that demonstrate conformity with the Toys and
Children’s Products Safety Ordinance.

‘Toys and
Children’s Products Safety Ordinance (Amendment of Schedules 1 and 2) Notice
2021’, announced in a press release of February 19, 2021, covers two standards
for toys and three standards for children’s products.

The new
standards that demonstrate conformity are:

  • Toys: ISO 8124-3:2020
  • Toys: BS EN 71-7:2014+A3:2020
  • Bunk beds for domestic use: ASTM F1427-19
  • Children’s highchairs and multi-purpose highchairs for
    domestic use: BS EN 14988:2017+A1:2020
  • Children’s paints: ISO 8124-3:2020

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Toys and
children’s products offered onto the market in Hong Kong are obliged to comply
with all applicable requirements in any one of the safety standards specified
in Schedules 1 (Toy Standards) and 2 (Products Standard) to the Toys and
Children’s Products Safety Ordinance.

These changes
will come into force on October 1, 2021.

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