Safety of toys - Part 1: Mechanical and physical properties

Amendments concerning definition, requirements, warning and rationale for small balls

Sicherheit von Spielzeug - Teil 1: Mechanische und physikalische Eigenschaften

Sécurité des jouets - Partie 1: Propriétés mécaniques et physiques

Varnost igrač - 1. del: Mehanske in fizikalne lastnosti - Dopolnilo A5

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Not Published
Current Stage
5060 - Closure of Vote - Formal Approval
Start Date
17-Mar-2008
Due Date
30-Mar-2008
Completion Date
17-Mar-2008

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EUROPEAN STANDARD
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EN 71-1:2005
NORME EUROPÉENNE
EUROPÄISCHE NORM
prA5
September 2006
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English Version
Safety of toys - Part 1: Mechanical and physical properties

Sécurité des jouets - Partie 1: Propriétés mécaniques et Sicherheit von Spielzeug - Teil 1: Mechanische und

physiques physikalische Eigenschaften

This draft amendment is submitted to CEN members for enquiry. It has been drawn up by the Technical Committee CEN/TC 52.

This draft amendment A5, if approved, will modify the European Standard EN 71-1:2005. If this draft becomes an amendment, CEN

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EN 71-1:2005/prA5:2006 (E)
Foreword

This document (EN 71-1:2005/prA5:2006) has been prepared by Technical Committee CEN/TC 52 “Safety of

toys”, the secretariat of which is held by DS.
This document is currently submitted to the CEN Enquiry.

This document has been prepared under a mandate given to CEN by the European Commission and the

European Free Trade Association, and supports essential requirements of EU Directive(s).

Amend definition 3.4 to read:
3.4
ball

spherical, ovoid, or ellipsoidal object, usually but not always, designed or intended to be thrown, hit, kicked,

rolled, dropped or bounced

The term ball also includes any multisided object formed by connecting planes into a generally spherical,

ovoid or ellipsoidal shape.
Amend 4.22 to read:
4.22 Small balls (see 5.10 and A.48)
This requirement does not apply to soft-filled toys or pompoms.

Any ball that entirely passes through template E when tested according to 8.32.1 (small balls and suction

cups) is considered to be a small ball.

Any ball attached to a string, elastic cord or similar or attached to a toy by a string, elastic cord or similar, such

that the ball is suspended freely, is considered to be a small ball if it passes through the base of template E

such that the distance A is larger than 30 mm when tested and measured in accordance with 8.32.2 (small

balls attached to a string or to a toy by a string).

Toys that are small balls or contain removable small balls or small balls that become detached when tested

according to 8.3 (torque test), 8.4.2.1 (tension test, general), 8.5 (drop test), 8.7 (impact test) and 8.8

(compression test) shall carry a warning (see 7.2). For large and bulky toys the drop test above is substituted

by 8.6 (tip over test).
Amend 5.10 to read:
5.10 Small balls (see also 4.22 and A.48)
This requirement does not apply to soft-filled toys.

Any ball that entirely passes through template E when tested according to 8.32.1 (small balls and suction

cups) is considered to be a small ball.

Any ball attached to a string, elastic cord or similar or attached to a toy by a string, e

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