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DSF/FPREN 62115/PRAA

Electric toys – Safety

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Organization: DS
Status: active
Page Count: 31
ICS Code (Toys): 97.200.50
ICS Code (Domestic safety): 13.120
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This International Standard specifies safety requirements for electric toys that have at least one function dependant on electricity, toys being any product designed or clearly intended, whether or not exclusively, for use in play by children of less than 14 years of age. NOTE 1 - Examples of toys also within the scope of this standard are - constructional sets; - experimental sets; - functional toys (a toy which performs and is used in the same way as a product, appliance or installation intended for use by adults, and which may be a scale model of such product, appliance or installation); - toy computers; - A doll's house having an interior lamp Additional requirements for experimental sets are given in Annex A. Additional requirements for toys incorporating optical radiation sources are given in Annex E. Measurement methods for toys generating Electromagnetic fields (EMF) are given in Annex I. Additional requirements for the safety of remote-controls for electric ride-on toys are given in Annex J If the packaging is intended to have play value then it is considered to be part of the toy. This International Standard only covers the safety aspects of toys that relate to an electrical function. NOTE 2 - The ISO 8124 series of standards address other aspects of the safety of toys. Other horizontal product standards may also apply to toys. This standard covers the safety of electric toys taking power from any source, such as batteries, transformers, solar cells and inductive connections. NOTE 3 - Transformers for toys(IEC 61558-2-7 for linear types or IEC 61558-2-7 and IEC 61558-2-16 for switch mode types), battery chargers (IEC 60335-2-29) and battery chargers for use by children (IEC 60335-2-29 Annex AA) are not considered to be part of a toy even if supplied with a toy.NOTE 4 This standard is not intended to assess the safety of batteries however it does address the safety of the toy with the batteries inserted. This International Standard does not apply to the following products: - playground equipment intended for public use; - automatic playing machines, whether coin operated or not, intended for public use; - toy vehicles equipped with combustion engines; - toy steam engines; - slings and catapults; - electric decorative robots; - decorative objects for festivities and celebrations; - sports equipment, including roller skates, inline skates, and skateboards intended for children with a body mass of more than 20 kg; - bicycles with a maximum saddle height of more than 435 mm, measured as the vertical distance from the ground to the top of the seat surface, with the seat in a horizontal position and with the seat pillar set to the minimum insertion mark; - scooters and other means of transport designed for sport or which are intended to be used for travel on public roads or public pathways;electrically driven vehicles which are intended to be used for travel 220 on public roads, public pathways, or the pavement thereof; - aquatic equipment intended to be used in deep water, and swimming learning devices for children, such as swim seats and swimming aids; - puzzles with more than 500 pieces; - guns and pistols using compressed gas, with the exception of water guns and water pistols, and bows for archery over 120 cm long; - products and games using sharp-pointed missiles, such as sets of darts with metallic points; - functional educational products, such as electric ovens, irons or other functional products operated at a nominal voltage exceeding 24 V which are sold exclusively for teaching purposes under adult supervision; - fireworks, including percussion caps which are not specifically designed for toys; - products intended for use for educational purposes in schools and other pedagogical contexts under the surveillance of an adult instructor, such as science equipment; - electronic equipment, such as personal computers and game consoles, used to access interactive software and their associated peripherals, unless the electronic equipment or the associated peripherals are specifically designed for and targeted at children and have a play value on their own, such as specially designed personal computers, key boards, joy sticks or steering wheels; - interactive software, intended for leisure and entertainment, such as computer games, and their storage media, such as CDs; - child-appealing luminaries; - fashion accessories for children which are not for use in play; - babies soothers;- personal protective equipment including swimming goggles, sunglasses and other eye protectors as well as bicycle and skateboard helmets; - products for collectors, provided that the product or its packaging bears a visible and legible indication that it is intended for collectors of 14 years of age and above. EXAMPLES of this category are - detailed and faithful scale models, - kits for the assembly of detailed scale models, - folk dolls and decorative dolls and other similar articles, - historical replicas of toys, and - reproductions of real firearms. - toy steam engines; - scale models for adult collectors; - folk dolls and decorative dolls and other similar articles for adult collectors; - aquatic equipment intended to be used in deep water; - equipment intended to be used collectively in playgrounds; - amusement machines and personnel service machines (IEC 60335-2-82); - professional toys installed in public places (such as shopping centres and railway stations); - products containing heating elements intended for use under the supervision of an adult in a teaching context; - portable luminaries for children (IEC 60598-2-10); -video and computer games; - blowers for inflatable activity toys (such as blowers for bouncy castles); - holiday and festival decorations.

Document History

January 23, 2015
Electric toys - Safety
Deals with the safety of toys that have at least one function dependent on electricity. Examples of toys within the scope of this standard are constructional sets; experimental sets; functional...
October 29, 2012
Electric toys - Safety
Deals with the safety of toys that have at least one function dependent on electricity. Examples of toys within the scope of this standard are constructional sets; experimental sets; functional...
August 23, 2011
Electric toys - Safety
Deals with the safety of toys that have at least one function dependent on electricity. Examples of toys within the scope of this standard are constructional sets; experimental sets; functional...
June 15, 2010
Electric toys - Safety - Interpretation of Clause 18 of EN 62115:2005
Interpretation: For functional insulation on PCB, except at their edges, 0,2 mm is allowed if protected against the deposition of dirt.
June 29, 2006
Electric toys - Safety
This standard deals with the safety of toys that have at least one function dependent on electricity. NOTE 1 Examples of toys within the scope of this standard are - constructional sets; -...
July 8, 2005
Electric toys - Safety
This standard deals with the safety of toys that have at least one function dependent on electricity. NOTE 1 Examples of toys within the scope of this standard are - constructional sets; -...
Electric toys - Safety
Replace the first paragraph by the following: This European Standard specifies electrical safety requirements for toys that have at least one function dependant on electricity, toys being any product...
Electric toys – Safety
Deals with the safety of toys that have at least one function dependent on electricity. Examples of toys within the scope of this standard are constructional sets; experimental sets; functional...
Electric toys - Safety
Deals with the safety of toys that have at least one function dependent on electricity. Examples of toys within the scope of this standard are constructional sets; experimental sets; functional...
Electric toys - Safety
This standard deals with the safety of toys that have at least one function dependent on electricity. NOTE 1 Examples of toys within the scope of this standard are - constructional sets; -...
Electric toys - Safety
This International Standard specifies safety requirements for electric toys that have at least one function dependant on electricity, toys being any product designed or clearly intended, whether or...
DSF/FPREN 62115/PRAA
Electric toys – Safety
This International Standard specifies safety requirements for electric toys that have at least one function dependant on electricity, toys being any product designed or clearly intended, whether or...
Electric toys – Safety
This International Standard specifies safety requirements for electric toys that have at least one function dependant on electricity, toys being any product designed or clearly intended, whether or...
Electric toys - Safety
Deals with the safety of toys that have at least one function dependent on electricity. Examples of toys within the scope of this standard are constructional sets; experimental sets; functional...
Electric toys - Safety
Replace the first paragraph by the following: This European Standard specifies electrical safety requirements for toys that have at least one function dependant on electricity, toys being any product...
Electric toys - Safety
Deals with the safety of toys that have at least one function dependent on electricity. Examples of toys within the scope of this standard are constructional sets; experimental sets; functional...
Electric toys - Safety
Interpretation: For functional insulation on PCB, except at their edges, 0,2 mm is allowed if protected against the deposition of dirt.
Electric toys – Safety
This International Standard specifies safety requirements for electric toys that have at least one function dependant on electricity, toys being any product designed or clearly intended, whether or...
Electric toys - Safety
Replace the fourth dash item in NOTE 1 by the following - computer toys - toy computers Replace the text in NOTE 3 by the following: Transformers for toys (IEC 61558-2-7) and battery chargers for use...
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