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Toy Safety Scheme - (TOYTEST)

EPTIS factsheet 132656 | Last revision 2017-03-15 | URL: https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts132656 https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts132656

PT provider
PT provider LGC Standards Proficiency Testing LGC Standards Proficiency Testing
Based in United Kingdom
Product groups Coating and surface treatment
Consumer products
Laboratory / scientific equipment
Other non-metallic materials
Textile and clothing
Testing fields Analytical chemistry
Materials evaluation
Safety evaluation
Technical details
Test item Tested property Testing method
Plastic material and Standard solution Phthalates -
EN71 - 1 Toy product provided for paper exercise Mechanical and physical properties -
EN71-1 & ASTM F963 Flux testing -
Various materials Measurement properties -
EN71 - 2 Toy product Flammability -
EN71 - 3 Standard solution & real material Arsenic -
Boron -
Cadmium -
Nickel -
Lead -
Copper -
Zinc -
Aluminium -
Barium -
Antimony -
Selenium -
Mercury -
Manganese -
Cobalt -
Tin -
Strontium -
Organo-tin compounds -
Chromium (VI) -
Chromium (III) -
Chromium -
EN71 - 7 Toy product Finger paint -
EN71 - 8 Information and/or actual toy product(s) provided for paper exercise Outdoor activity toys -
EN71 - 9 Information and/or actual toy product(s) provided for paper exercise Organic chemical compounds -
ASTM F963 Toy product provided for paper exercise Consumer safety -
Toy material Azo dyes -
Dried paint flakes Total Cadmium -
Total Lead -
Toy or similar for assessment (Electrical testing) Temperature rise -
Aims of the PT scheme
Target group of participants
Linked to specific legislation / standards EN71 Part 3
Additional, subsidiary aims
Number of participants
Accredited or otherwise reviewed by a 3rd party

Accredited by UKAS on the basis of ISO/IEC 17043 Please see current application form and scheme description for accredited and non-accredited status of test materials and analytes.

Operation is commissioned / requested by
Fees and frequency
Participation fee Depending on samples taken.
Regularly operated Yes (4 rounds per annum)
Year of first operation October 1999
Contact details of the PT provider
Provider Contact person
LGC Standards Proficiency Testing
1 Chamberhall Business Park, Chamberhall Green,
BL9 0AP Bury Lancashire
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)161 762 2500
Fax: +44 (0)161 762 2501
Web: http://www.lgcstandards.com http://www.lgcstandards.com
Mr Savvas Xystouris
Phone: +44 (0)161 762 2500
Fax: +44 (0)161 762 2501
Email: savvas.xystouris@lgcgroup.com savvas.xystouris@lgcgroup.com
If you find any mistakes please contact the responsible EPTIS coordinator in United Kingdom, Mr Savvas Xystouris. Mr Savvas Xystouris.
Any questions or problems? Please contact us at eptis@bam.de.
Application version: 1.21