Safety of Toys as per has been brought under compulsory BIS certification with effect from 01/09/2020 as per Toys (Quality Control) Order, 2020
- It has been issued by DPIIT, Ministry of Commerce and Industry in February 2020 through which Safety of Toys has been brought under compulsory BIS certification with effect from 01 Jan 2021
- The Toys (Quality Control) Order, 2020 states that Toys shall conform to the Indian Standards for Safety of Toys and shall bear the Standard Mark under a licence from BIS as per Scheme-I of Schedule-II of BIS (Conformity Assessment) Regulations, 2018 w.e.f. 01 Jan 2021.
- This order aims to bring forward the synergized efforts of the GoI, states and the stakeholders to promote ‘Team up for toys’ vision keeping quality standards of the indigenous toys as the priority.
Classification of toys under BIS
For the purpose of BIS certification, toys have been classified into the following 2 types:
|SL. No.||Type||Applicable Primary Standard|
|1||Non-Electric Toys (these are ordinary toys such as rattles, dolls, puzzles, etc. which do not have any function dependent on electricity)||IS 9873 (Part 1):2019|
|2||Electric Toys (these are toys which have at least one function dependent on electricity)||IS 15644:2006|