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Updates in EU Toy Standard EN IEC 62115:2020+A11:2020 - Mandatory Testing Requirements

DONGGUAN CHINA SKYLINE, a leading provider of  Lab test equipment, is pleased to inform the public about the recent updates in the European Union (EU) Toy Standard EN IEC 62115:2020+A11:2020. These updates entail significant changes that impact the testing requirements for electronic toys. We would like to emphasize the importance of adhering to these revised standards to ensure the safety and quality of toys available in the market.

The revised EU Toy Standard EN IEC 62115:2020+A11:2020, developed by the European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization (CENELEC), includes several noteworthy updates that reflect the latest advancements in toy safety and technology. These updates aim to address potential hazards and ensure the protection of children during playtime.

Key highlights of the updated EU Toy Standard EN IEC 62115:2020+A11:2020 include:

Expansion of Scope: The standard now covers a broader range of electronic toys, encompassing various categories such as interactive toys, robotic toys, electronic learning aids, and more.

Enhanced Safety Requirements: The revised standard introduces stricter safety measures to mitigate potential risks associated with electronic toys. This includes updated guidelines for electrical, mechanical, thermal, and chemical safety aspects, taking into account the latest scientific findings and risk assessment techniques.

Battery Safety: The updated standard places increased emphasis on battery safety for electronic toys. It incorporates guidelines for secure battery compartments, prevention of overheating or leakage, and the safe handling of removable batteries.

Cybersecurity Considerations: Recognizing the growing importance of connected toys, the revised standard introduces guidelines to address cybersecurity risks associated with electronic toys that have internet connectivity or interact with external devices. These guidelines aim to protect children's privacy and safeguard them from potential cybersecurity threats.

Revised Testing Procedures: The updated standard specifies new testing procedures and methodologies to evaluate compliance with the revised requirements. Manufacturers and importers are required to conduct thorough testing, including mechanical, electrical, chemical, and environmental performance tests, to ensure their toys meet the safety criteria outlined in the standard.

DONGGUAN SKYLINE strongly encourages all toy manufacturers, importers, and distributors to familiarize themselves with the updated EU Toy Standard EN IEC 62115:2020+A11:2020 and comply with the revised testing requirements. By adhering to these standards, we can collectively ensure the safety and well-being of children across the EU.

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