TOYS -- AUSTRALIAN/NEW
(A) Lead in paints on Toys
The Australian and
The ban replaces a voluntary industry standard and comes
Limit on Total Lead Content
Paints on toys 90 ppm
(B) Australian Regulation: Toys for children under 3 (Consumer Protection Notice No. 14 of 2003 - dated 1 December 2003, as amended by Consumer Protection No. 1 of 2005 - dated 15 February 2005. Based on AS/NZS ISO 8124.1:2002 + A1:2007)
Toys suitable for children aged up to and including 36 months (not just those marked as such) must not contain any small parts that may be a choking hazard, nor produce any small parts when put through a range of tests which simulate normal use and abuse. The mandatory standard has been extended and now specifies additional testing for other items such as small balls, pom-poms attached to toys and pre-school play figures.
Note: only certain aspects of the mandatory standard may be contained in these compliance notes. Suppliers should refer to both the regulation or consumer protection notice and the referenced Australian/New Zealand or overseas standard (if applicable) for details of the full requirements of the mandatory standard.
More toys intended for children under 3 years are covered by the mandatory standard
AS/NZS ISO 8124.1:2002 + A1:2007
AS/NZS ISO 8124.2:2003
AS/NZS ISO 8124.3:2003
AS ISO 8124.4
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