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Toy Safety Scheme - (TOYTEST)

EPTIS factsheet 132656 | Last revision 2021-09-15 | URL: https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts132656 https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts132656

PT provider
PT provider LGC AXIO Proficiency Testing LGC AXIO 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 -
Slime - NEW - Toy Safety Directive / EN 71-3 Boron (B) -
Jewellery -NEW - REACH Regulation Total Cadmium -
Total Lead -
Flammability of moulded plastic material - NEW Assessment to US ASTM F963-08- Toys- 16 CFR § 1500.44 -
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 (6 rounds per annum)
Year of first operation October 1999
Contact details of the PT provider
Provider Contact person
LGC AXIO Proficiency Testing
1 Chamberhall Business Park, Chamberhall Green
BL9 0AP Bury, Greater Manchester
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)161 762 2500
Fax: +44 (0)161 762 2501
Web: https://www.lgcstandards.com/GB/en/Proficiency-Testing/cat/244597 https://www.lgcstandards.com/GB/en/Proficiency-Testing/cat/244597
Mrs Nicola Armstrong
Phone: +44 (0)161 762 2500
Email: axiopt@lgcgroup.com axiopt@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