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SGS is pleased to announce the accreditation of its laboratories in Manesar, Haryana and Bengaluru, Karnataka by National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL) to test for compliance of imported toys in India. The accreditation by the National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories is in relation to the new IS 9873: 2017, Part 1, 2, 3, 4, 6 and 9 and IS 15644 (Electrical Toys) safety standards for testing of imported toys in India.

The accreditation is as per the new notification issued in September 2017 by the Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT), which mandates that all toys imported to India must be accompanied by relevant test reports under the new IS 9873 and IS 15644 standards, by an independent NABL accredited laboratory.

The newly introduced testing requirement covers Safety aspects related to mechanical and physical properties, flammability, migration of certain elements, phthalates and safety of electric toys. SGS India laboratories possess the necessary expertise and capabilities to test all type of toys like soft-filled toys, electrical toys, wooden toys, musical toys, activity toys, slides, inflated toys, battery operated toys etc.

 

For further information, please contact:

crs.india@sgs.com

 

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