Toy Services Are Expanding at SGS UK

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We’re introducing more toy testing services at our Bradford, UK laboratory.

Toy products are highly regulated throughout the world and toy safety standards are being constantly updated. By adding to our already impressive roster of toy testing services at our Bradford lab, we can help you to meet safety standards, ensure compliance with the latest regulations and meet consumer demands for safety and quality.

SGS’s Bradford lab is the foremost toy and chemistry testing lab in the UK, with on-site facilities that enable in-house testing. We perform testing, risk assessments and chemical analysis for potentially harmful substances that can be found in a large range of consumer goods placed on global markets.

Our team of experts provide extensive technical support and can help assess your products to advise on risk and legislative requirements.

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Our Newest Toy Testing Services

From June 2021, we can test against the latest versions of:

  • EN71-3:2019 for toys and children’s products
  • EN71-8:2018 for outdoor and activity toys
  • EN71-2:2020 for safety of toys, flammability

Other Toy Testing Services

Our Bradford lab already provides a wide array of additional toy testing services, including testing against current versions of EN71-1 and 2.

You can also rely on us to test for CE and UKCA compliance against the Toy Safety Directive as well as REACH, VOC, POP and other regulations.

Chemistry Testing

We conduct a wide variety of tests at our Bradford chemistry lab. These include:

  • Lead and cadmium content
  • Plastic and ceramic food contact materials
  • Metallic skin contact products, including testing for the addition of nickel in jewellery

Products We Test

  • Toys
  • Nursery items
  • Educational toys
  • Jewellery
  • Food contact materials
  • Art and craft materials
  • Cosmetics

Why SGS?

Consumers want to be confident that the toys they buy for their children are of high quality and are safe, whether from harmful chemicals or design faults that could cause injury. SGS offers a one-stop solution for all your toy needs, so that you can be sure your toys comply with relevant regulations and quality standards.

Through our rigorous procedures, which cover your entire your supply chain, we will ensure that you comply with worldwide regulations and industry standards, ensuring your product’s successful entry into the market of your choice and minimising the risk of costly toy recalls.

We are SGS – the world’s leading testing, inspection and certification company. We are recognised as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. Our 89,000 employees operate a network of 2,600 offices and laboratories, working together to enable a better, safer and more interconnected world.

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