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SGS's toy laboratory in Hong Kong, China has been accredited to carry out testing on toy products against the China Compulsory Certification (CCC).

The mandatory certification program, overseen by the Certification and Accreditation Administration of the People's Republic of China (CNCA), covers 17 product categories, including toys falling within the following four product areas:

  • Electric toys
  • Plastic toys
  • Metal toys
  • Ride-on toys

With CCC accreditation, SGS is now well-placed to help manufacturers gain access to Chinese markets, guiding them through the 4-step certification process:

  1. Submission of application for certification and supporting materials
  2. Testing of toys and declaration of conformity
  3. Evaluation of certification results, and approval/rejection of certification
  4. Follow-up inspection – required six-monthly for successful applications

Nicolas Bacheré, Global Director, Hardlines CRS at SGS said: "We are delighted to achieve this accreditation which is great news for toy manufacturers looking to bring safe and compliant toys to the Chinese market. As part of a global network of toy testing laboratories, our experts look forward to supporting the toy industry to grow their business safely and sustainably, minimizing risk and expanding opportunity."

Toy Safety Testing Services

SGS offers a one-stop solution to all your toy needs, so that you can be sure your toys comply with relevant regulations and quality standards, such as CCC, the EU toy directive and the US Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) amongst others. SGS toy safety services aim to assure toy safety and offer a comprehensive program including:

  • Support for new product development
  • Update and interpretation of legal requirements
  • Safety/risk assessment
  • Product and materials testing
  • Factory and social audits
  • Inspections
  • Training

Learn more at www.sgs.com/toys.

For further information, please contact:

Clark Liu
Consumer and Retail, SGS
Product Certification Team, Hardlines
t: +86 (0) 755 2532 8888 ext. 8266

About SGS

SGS is the world's leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 89,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 2,600 offices and laboratories around the world.