The regulation prohibits the use of surface-coating materials in toys with compounds of antimony, arsenic, barium, cadmium, chromium, lead, mercury or selenium in which SOLUBLE components is in excess of the given levels by weight of the solid material.

Types of Toy Materials included in the requirement :

· Coatings of paints, varnishes, printing inks, polymers and similar coatings

· Polymeric and similar materials including laminates, whether reinforced textile or not but excluding other textiles

· Paper and paper board

· Textiles, whether natural or synthetic

· Glass/ceramic/metallic materials

· Other materials whether mass coloured or not (e.g. wood, fiber board, hard board, bone and leather)

· Materials intended to leave a trace (e.g. the graphite materials in pencils and liquid ink in pens)

· Pliable modelling materials, including modelling clays and gels

·Paints, including finger paints, varnishes, lacquers, glazing powders and similar materials in solid or in liquid form appearing as such in the toy


Limits of element migration from toy materials :

Elements

Maximum Limit , ppm

A

B

Antimony

60

60

Arsenic

25

25

Barium

1000

250

Cadmium

75

50

Chromium

60

25

Lead

90

90

Mercury

60

25

Selenium

500

500

Note : (A) Any Toy Material except modelling clay and finger paint

(B) Modelling clay & finger paint


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