SGS Details Changes to ISO Toy Flammability Standard

SGS, the world’s leading testing, inspection and certification company, has published a SafeGuardS to help stakeholders understand recent changes to International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standard ISO 8124-2:2023 – safety of toys – flammability.

Published in May 2023, ISO 8124-2:2023 is the fourth iteration of the standard. It replaces

ISO 8124-2:2014 and updates various aspects of the standard to ensure better alignment with European standard EN 71-2:2020.

SGS has published SafeGuardS 070.23 to ensure stakeholders more fully understand the impact of the updated standard. It includes details of the important revisions, which include new definitions and new requirements for toy disguise costumes.

Stakeholders are advised to review SafeGuardS 070.23 to more completely understand the impact of changes brought in by ISO 8124-2:2023.

SGS Toy & Juvenile Product Services
SGS offers a wide range of services to ensure that products comply with relevant standards for childcare articles and children’s equipment. They provide consulting, training, product development, testing, audit and inspection services to ensure that products comply with strict regulations worldwide, demonstrating the safety and quality of juvenile products being brought to the market. After all, it’s only trusted because it’s tested. Learn more about SGS’s Toy & Juvenile Product Services.

SGS SafeGuardS keep you up to date with the latest news and developments in the consumer goods industry. Read the full ISO Updates Toy Flammability Standard with Publishing of ISO 8124-2:2023 SafeGuardS. [

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For further information contact:

Julian Kwok
Technical Development Manager – Hardlines
Tel: (+852) 60185904
LinkedIn: SGS Connectivity & Products

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