In Japan, toys and products that can be placed in the mouth for children under the age of 6 must comply with the requirements of the Japanese Food Hygiene Law (JSFL) to ensure product safety. Toy manufacturers, retailers, or importers who want to enter the Japanese market must demonstrate compliance with the Japanese Food Hygiene Law (JFSL) and obtain certification from an official testing laboratory designated by the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW).
Beitest is an independent third-party testing laboratory that is widely recognized worldwide and is a foreign country recognized by the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW).
An official laboratory capable of providing comprehensive testing and certification services under the Japanese Food Sanitation Law (JSFL). The test report issued by the North Test is recognized by the Japanese customs and the Japanese quarantine station.
ST Standard-ST Mark Program
The Japanese Toy Safety Standard (ST Standard) was developed by the Japan Toy Association (JTA) to provide additional safety protection for toy manufacturers, retailers, and customers who intend to play with children under the age of 14 through the ST Mark program. STC has also been recognized and approved by JTA's designated overseas testing laboratories in Hong Kong:
Article 11-Basic Principles of the Toy Safety Standard and the Toy Safety Marking Plan,
Test Category: Toy Safety Standards Part III-Chemical Properties
Part III-Chemical properties include
Potassium permanganate consumption
Phthalates (BBP, DBP, DEHP, DIDP, DINP & DNOP)