ASTM International updates toy safety standard.

ASTM International updates toy safety standard.

October 21, 2016 - After collaboration over 5 years, leading experts in and advocates for toy safety have completed major revision to one of world's most widely used toy safety standards, which will be published as F963-16: Standard Consumer Safety Specification for Toy Safety. Some updates include: new battery safety requirements; soaking and compression tests for magnets; changes to requirements for toys involving projectiles; and new requirements for materials and toys that could expand if accidentally swallowed.

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