- 11. What do I need to look for in order to determine if a toy is safe?
- The maker is a known company. If it is a new company for you, take a look at their web-site or even call their local representative.
- Look at the box for safety standard symbols such as CE, ASTM etc.
- Make sure the age grade fits your baby
- 12. What does the CE/ASTM/CHPA/ISO stand for?
These symbols state that the maker declares that the toy meets all the safety regulations that are requested by the market standards.
CE – European Union toys standard EN71.
ASTM – American Society for Testing and Materials.
CHPA – Canadian market toys standard
ISO – Australian market toys standard
Taf Toys tests each item in the world's leading test labs. All our items are certificated by these labs and meet all of the above standards.
- 13. What does the RoSH stand for?
RoSH - EC Directive on the Restriction of the Use of Certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment.
All our items with an electronic component are certificated and tested to meet RoSH guidelines.
- 14. What does WEEE stand for?
RoSH requirements of EC Directive on Waste Electrical Equipment and Electronic.
All our items with an electronic component are certificated and tested to meet WEEE requirements.
- 15. Are "Made in China" toys safe?
Manufacturing toys or any other product in China can be done in very high standards when made according to the latest safety standards, with modern manufacturing facilities and by means of tight QA (Quality Assurance) and QC (Quality Control).