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The Office for Standards and Metrology of Vietnam is consulting for comments on the draft national technical regulation on safety of toys. This draft technical regulation specifies safety requirements for toys, respective tests and quality requirements for toys produced domestically, imported and made available on the market.

This draft technical regulation is a proposed amendment to QCVN 03/2009-BKHCN National Technical Regulation on Safety of toys, in which two new technical requirements are inserted:

  1. the limit of each phthalates in toys (not exceed 0.1% by weight) and use TCVN 6238–6 (ISO 8124–6) Safety of toys as test method
  2. requirement for electric toys according to TCVN 11332 (IEC 62115: Electric toys – Safety)

This draft technical regulation also provides new labeling requirements according to the Vietnamese new law on labeling (43/2017/NĐ-CP).

This is open for public consultation until February 5, 2018