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China Consults Over Proposed Standards for Toys and Jewelry

SafeGuardSToys and Juvenile Products20 Feb 2024

SG 34/24

China has informed the WTO of its intention to replace four standards for toy safety and one standard for jewelry.

In February 2024, the World Trade Organization (WTO) announced several draft mandatory standards for toys and jewelry from the Standardization Administration of China. These five draft standards aim to meet modern-day compliance requirements and are intended to replace their corresponding 2014/2012 national standards.

Highlights of these announcements are summarized in Table 1

WTO document No.Draft standardStandard to be replaced
24-1138GB 6675.1-202x
‘Safety of toys - Part 1: Basic code’1
GB 6675.1-2014
24-1140GB 6675.2-202X
‘Safety of toys – Part 2: Mechanical and physical properties’ (ISO 8124-1:2022 MOD)1
GB 6675.2-2014 and
GB 6675.12-2014 ‘Toy scooter’
24-1137GB 6675.3-20xx
‘Safety of toys - Part 3: Flammability’ (ISO 8124-2:2023 MOD)1
GB 6675.3-2014
24-1141GB 6675.4-XXXX
‘Safety of toys - Part 4: Migration of certain elements’ (ISO 8124-3:2020+Amd.1:2023 MOD)1
GB 6675.4-2014
24-1183GB 28480-20XX
‘Jewelry – Technical requirement for safety’2
GB 28480-2012
1Proposed date of entry into force is 36 months after approval
2Proposed date of entry into force is six months from adoption

Table 1

It is interesting to note that GB 6676.2-202X is also planned to replace GB 6675.12-2014 for toy scooters.

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