Hong Kong Updates Standards Compliance List for Toys and Children's Products Safety Ordinance
Hong Kong announces revisions to its list of standards that demonstrate compliance to the requirements of the Toys and Children's Products Safety Ordinance.
Issued on February 21, 2020, the announcement includes:
· 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:
Babies' dummies: BS EN 1400:2013+A2:
Baby walking frames: ASTM F977-18
Child safety barriers for domestic use: ASTM F1004-19
Children's cots for domestic use:
· American: ASTM F1169-19
Children's highchairs and multi-purpose highchairs for domestic use: ASTM F404-18a
Playpens for domestic use: ASTM F406-19
Wheeled child conveyances :
· American: ASTM F833-19
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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