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CPSC Consults Public on the Requirements Released for Electrically Operated Toys and Children’s Articles

December 17, 2015

UNITED STATES - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is consulting the public on the release of a notice pertaining to the requirements released under 16 CFR part 1505 for electrically operated toys and children’s articles.

16 CFR part 1505 defines “electrically operated toy or other electrically operated article intended for use by children” as any toy, game, or other article designed, labeled, advertised, or otherwise intended for use by children which is intended to be powered by electrical current from nominal 120 volt (110-125 v.) branch circuits.

The CFR establishes that electrically operated toys shall be provided with instructions and shall be marked to indicate:

  • Electrical ratings
  • Precautionary statements
  • Date of manufacture

The public consultation for the document is open until January 25, 2016.