• July 30, 2019
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Trinidad and Tobago | Safety of toys - Migration of certain elements - Compulsory requirements

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Safety of toys - Migration of certain elements - Compulsory requirements (4 page(s), in English)

This standard establishes compulsory requirements for the migration of elements including antimony, arsenic, barium, cadmium, chromium, lead, mercury and selenium. It also includes labelling requirements for toys. The requirements apply to the following toys, components of toys and toy materials: all intended food and oral contact toys, cosmetics toys and writing instruments categorized as toys irrespective of any age grading or recommended age labelling; all toys intended for or suitable for children up to seventy-two months of age; accessible coatings, irrespective of any age grading or recommended age labelling; and accessible liquids, pastes, gels (e.g. liquid paints and modelling compounds), irrespective of any age, grading or recommended age labelling. This standard does not apply to packaging materials unless they are intended to be kept e.g. boxes, containers or unless they form part of the toy or have intended play value.

Notifying member: Trinidad and Tobago


Objective tag
Consumer information, labelling; Protection of human health or safety


Agency responsible
Trinidad and Tobago Bureau of Standards 1-2 Century Drive Trincity Industrial Estate Macoya, Tunapuna Tel : 868-645-6222 Fax: 868-663-4335 Email: [email protected] Website: www.ttbs.org.tt


  • Submission: 25/07/2019
  • Reception: 26/07/2019
  • Distribution: 30/07/2019
  • Final date for comments: 24/09/2019
  • Proposed date of adoption: N/A


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