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The Japanese Food Hygiene Law stipulates the requirements for raw materials and finished products for children's toys, and the standards promulgated by the Japan Toy Association are also widely used. The current standard ST 2016 came into force on April 1, 2016, which stipulates the mechanical and physical properties, flammability, chemical properties and labeling requirements of toys. See the Japanese Toy Association released the new toy Safety Standard ST 2016.



Standard name


ST 2016 part 1

Mechanical and physical properties

This standard specifies requirements and test methods for toys intended for use by children in various age groups from birth to 14 years

ST 2016 part 2


This standard specifies the categories of flammable materials that are prohibited in all toys, and requirements concerning flammability of certain toys when they are subjected to a minor source of ignition

ST 2016 part 3

Chemical Properties

Tests included in standard but not limited to :

1.Coloring matters

2.8 heavy metals migration requirements for the paint coating applied to the body or the components of the toys (excluding the printing ink used for paper containers) and ink

3.Pb, As, Cd test by colorimetric method

4.Migration of coloring matters

5.Residue on evaporation

6.Consumption of potassium permanganate

7.Formaldehyde content requirements in textile products used for toys

8.The requirements of phthalates for "plasticized material" in toys

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