ASTM F963 EN-71 Toy Testing Equipment Small Parts Test Cylinder
Small Parts Test Cylinder is used to determine whether Child-related products & other articles intended for use by children under 3 years old present choking, aspiration, or ingestion hazards because of small parts. If any objects can fit completely into the cylinder without compressing & in any orientation, it is defined as a “Small Part”. Its internal dimensions simulate the fully expanded throat of a child under 3 years old.
Test requirement: ---- 36moths the followings:Can't exist small spare parts on the toy.
---- 37onths-72 months:Can exist small spare parts on the toy, but there must be a warning note.
---- More than 73 months: Can exist small spare parts on the toy, don't need to set the warning instructions.
Place the toy or component without compressing it and in any orientation in a small part cylinder having dimension as indicated in figure 18.
Determine whether the toy or component fits entirely within the cylinder.
If the toy or component can fits entirely within the cylinder, the object is proved to be small part.
16 CFR 1500.48, ASTM F963 4.8, EN-71 2011 8.2, ISO 8124 5.2 small parts test