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BS EN 71-8:2018 pdf free.Safety of toys Part 8: Activity toys for domestic use.
The scope of this European Standard excludes:
— playground equipment intended for public use dealt with in the EN 1176 series;
— bow-mounted rocking activity toys such as rocking horses and similar toys, which are covered by specific requirements in EN 71-1;
— toy pools with maximum depth of water over 400 mm measured, between the overflow level and the deepest point within the pool;
NOTE I For inIormatwn regarding the classification of pools as toys see European Commission guidance document No. B from Bibliographical Entry [l].
— pools with maximum depth of water over 400 mm measured, between the overflow level and the deepest point within the pool, without play elements covered e.g. by the EN 16582 series or EN 16927.
NOTE 2 There is an enhanced risk of drowning in toy pools where the depth of water Is in excess of 400 mm.
— trampolines for domestic use dealt with in EN 7 1-14.
— inflatable activity toys (except paddling pools).
See also A.1.
2 Normative references
The following documents, in whole or in part, are normatively referenced in this document and are indispensable for its application. For dated references, only the edition cited applies. For undated references, the latest edition of the referenced document (including any amendments) applies.
EN 71-1:2014, Safety of toys – Part 1: Mechanical and physical properties
EN ISO 4287:1998,1 Geometrical product specifications (GPS) – Surface texture: Profile method – Terms, definitions and surface texture parameters (ISO 4287:1997)
ISO 20712-1:2008, Water safety signs and beach safety flags — Part 1: Specifications for water safety signs used En workplaces and public areas
3 Terms and definitions
For the purposes of this document, the following terms and definitions apply.
activity toy
toy for domestic use, in which the support structure remains stationary while the activity is taking place and which Is intended lor the performance by a child of any of the following activities: climbing. ‘umping, swinging, sliding. rocking, spinning, paddling. crawling and creeping, or any combination thereof
Note ito entry: Examples of such toys are swings, slides, carousels, climbing frames, rigid playhouses, paddling pools. In contrast, ride-on vehicles are not considered as activity toys.
3.2 anchor device used to lix an activity toy to the standing surface
3.3 barrier device intended to prevent the user from falling and from passing beneath ISOURCE: EN 1176-1:2017.3.241
3.4 crossbeam bar or beam which forms a main load bearing part of certain activity toys (see Figure 1) entrapment hazard presented by a situation in which a body, part of a body, or clothing Is entrapped
3.6 exposed edge edge intended to be touched and/or gripped by a child during the use of an activity toy
Note ito entry: Exposed edges are commonly found on doors, windows, shutters, ladders, steps. handrails, retaining sides for slides and seats.
3.7 forced movement movement of the user caused by the equipment (e.g. swinging. sliding. carousel rotation etc.) which, once started, cannot be totally controlled by the user.BS EN 71-8 pdf free download.

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