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EN71-1 2011 was recently updated with amendment A2:2013 incorporated into the standard.
The major change of A2 is the update to the acoustic requirements of clause 4.20, with new requirements for toys not previously within the scope of testing now included, such as percussion toys and wind toys e.g. drums, whistles, and xylophones. Revised test methods have also been introduced for voice toys such as megaphones and walkie-talkies.
All toys that deliberately produce sounds are now required to be assessed, and have been categorized into 11 product types and 3 exposure categories:
Limits have been revised, with some categories of toys now having more stringent acoustic levels than before. Test methods have also been updated.