The Subcommittee is proposing that the toy chests requirements that where removed from the ASTM F963, toy safety standard last year be added back into the toy standard. The rational for this change is that toy chests are still covered by the ASTM F963-07e1 standard that is now mandatory under Federal law. On May 11, 2009 the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission unanimously voted to adopt ASTM F963-08 except the revision to section 4.27 regarding toy chest. In order for ASTM to be consistent with the mandatory toy safety requirement, it is the necessary to change the title of F963 to Standard Consumer Safety Specification for Toy and Toy Chest Safety, eliminate the exemption for toy chests, incorporate the requirements for toy chests back into ASTM F963 and to withdraw ASTM F834.
Axles; Compression testing; Consumer safety specifications (infants/children); Drop tests; Edge profiling; Fore and aft stability; Health hazards; Helmets (toys); Impact testing--consumer safety; Labels/labeling; Lid support mechanisms; Mouth actuated toys; Paint surfaces; Projections; Puncture hazards; Safety precautions--consumer materials/applications; Stability; Teethers; Toys; Tumble tests;
Citing ASTM Standards
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