Toys & Recreational Items

Toys & Recreational Items are not just sources of fun and learning but also require stringent quality control measures to ensure safety and compliance. With potential risks ranging from harmful substances to poor workmanship, it’s crucial to partner with a trusted quality control provider. At VIS, we deliver comprehensive and customized solutions to meet your quality control needs for toys and children’s products.

Toy Inspection

VIS Quality Control service for Toys & Recreational Items

Our quality control service covers many toys and children’s products, such as plush, wooden, electronic, educational, outdoor, baby, and more. We can help you verify the quality of your products according to your specifications, reference samples, and acceptable quality limits (AQL). We can also help you ensure compliance with destination-specific regulations and standards for your target markets. Our inspection services include the following:

Testing Standards for Toys in the US, EU and China

You must comply with different testing standards and regulations depending on where you want to sell your toys and children’s products. Here are some of the significant testing standards for toys in the US, EU and China:

United States (US):

  1. ASTM F963: This is the standard consumer safety specification for toy safety in the US. It covers a wide range of safety requirements for toys, including mechanical and physical properties, flammability, toxicity, and labeling.
  2. CPSIA: The Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) sets the overall safety requirements for consumer products, including toys, in the US. It mandates third-party testing for certain safety aspects and restricts the use of certain substances in toys.

European Union (EU):

  1. EN 71: The EN 71 series consists of multiple parts that specify safety requirements for toys in the EU. It covers aspects such as mechanical and physical properties, flammability, chemical properties, and specific requirements for certain types of toys.
  2. REACH: The Registration, Evaluation, Authorization, and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) regulation applies to toys in the EU. It restricts the use of certain substances and requires manufacturers to ensure compliance with relevant chemical requirements.


  1. GB 6675: The GB 6675 standard is the primary safety standard for toys in China. It covers various safety aspects such as mechanical and physical properties, flammability, chemical properties, and labeling requirements.
  2. GB 19865: This standard specifies requirements for the safety of electric toys in China. It covers aspects such as electrical safety, electromagnetic compatibility, and insulation properties.

Toy testing items

Depending on the type and category of your toy or children’s product, you may need to perform different tests to ensure its safety and quality. Some of the common toy testing items include:

  • Care label
  • Warning label
  • Carton drop test
  • Smell test
  • Real performance test
  • Pull test
  • Frequency check
  • Inside stuff check
  • Metal detection test
  • Tension & Seam test
  • Adhesive test
  • Toy drop test
  • Abuse test
  • Torque test
  • Flexure test
  • Compression test
  • Wobbly base check
  • Small part check
  • Sharp points check
  • Sharp edge check
  • CE and WEEE markings
  • Stuffing check
  • Humidity test

Product We Cover

Toys & Recreational items

Camping equipment
  • Sleeping Bag
Paper toys
  • Poker and gambling set
Metallic toys
  • Metallic toys(helicopter)
Wooden toys
  • Wooden toys (non plush toys)
  • Bamboo Windchimes
Remote control toys
  • Remote Control car with battery
  • Remote Control car with charger
Baby items
  • Baby Stroller
  • Pacifier
  • Baby slide
Inflatable toys
  • Foot pump for inflatable toy/mattress
  • Volleyball
  • Football
  • Basketball ball
  • Air Mattress
Electronic toys
  • Electronic or Mechanical toy (Not Plush toy)
  • Toy cash register
  • Toy mobile phone
  • Electrical helicopter
  • Electronic game board
Sport machines
  • Bike
  • Rowing machine
  • Weight lifting machine
  • Power plate / Vibrio Machine
  • Punching bag (ceiling hang)
Plastic toys
  • Plastic toys(simple and medium size)
  • Water gun
  • Toy gun
  • Balloon
  • Rubik’s cube
  • Party masks
  • Outdoor game set
  • Handcuffs
  • Toy stroller
Sport equipment
  • Helmet
  • Motorbike helmet
  • Swimming Goggles
  • Ear plug &amp
  • Nose Clip
  • Elastic band (Gym)
  • Jump ropes
  • Game board
  • Dumbbells
  • Trampoline
  • Kite
  • Rackets
  • Squash Rackets
  • Tennis Rackets
  • Scooter
  • Skateboard
  • Car track
  • Dart games
  • Plastic rackets set

Choose VIS for Quality Control services

Contact VIS professional team today if you need a toy Quality Control solution. We have extensive experience providing toy inspection and testing services for various toys and children’s products according to different standards and regulations. We can help you comply with your target markets’ destination-specific requirements. Talk to an expert today!

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