BS EN 71-8:2011 - Safety of toys. Activity toys for domestic use

BS EN 71-8:2011

Safety of toys. Activity toys for domestic use

Status : Superseded, Withdrawn   Published : October 2011 Replaced By : BS EN 71-8:2018

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This European Standard specifies requirements and test methods for activity toys often attached to or incorporating a crossbeam, and similar toys intended for children under 14 years to play on or in and often intended to bear the mass of one or more children. This European Standard also specifies requirements for: - separately sold accessories for, and components of activity toys; - separately sold swing elements that are ready for use on or in combination with an activity toy; - construction packages for activity toys including components used to build activity toys according to a scheduled building instruction. The scope of this European Standard excludes: - playground equipment intended for public use dealt with in EN 1176; - bow-mounted rocking activity toys such as rocking horses and similar toys are covered by specific requirements in EN 71-1; - toy pools with maximum depth of water over 400 mm measured, between the overflow level and the deepest point within the pool; - toy trampolines. NOTE 1 Requirements for toy trampolines and non-aquatic inflatable toys are being elaborated. NOTE 2 There is an enhanced risk of drowning in toy pools where the depth of water is in excess of 400 mm.

Standard NumberBS EN 71-8:2011
TitleSafety of toys. Activity toys for domestic use
StatusSuperseded, Withdrawn
Publication Date31 October 2011
Withdrawn Date07 February 2018
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)EN 71-1
Informative References(Provided for Information)EN 1176-2, ISO 3864-1, EN 1176-6, EN 1176-3, EN 1176-5, EN 1176-10, EN 1176-4, EN 1176-7, EN 1176-11, 2009/48/EC, CEN/TR 13387, EN 1177:2018, EN 1176-1:2017
Replaced ByBS EN 71-8:2018
ReplacesBS EN 71-8:2003+A4:2009
International RelationshipsEN 71-8:2011
Draft Superseded By10/30228051 DC
DescriptorsSafety measures, Design, Leisure equipment, Toys, Mechanical testing, Outdoor sports equipment, Performance testing, Hazards, Dimensions, Indoor sports equipment, Playground equipment, Domestic, Domestic safety, Strength of materials
Title in FrenchSécurité des jouets. Jouets d'activité à usage familial
Title in GermanSicherheit von Spielzeug. Aktivitätsspielzeug für den häuslichen Gebrauch
ISBN978 0 580 71603 4
File Size1.804 MB

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