Microwaveable toys should be compliant with 2 sets of safety standards.
- BS8433 for heatable goods (heat packs / wheat bags), as described here, as well as EN71– a European standard and also a part of the CE directive specifying safety requirement for toys.
- EN71 is a set of European Product Safety standards that apply to all toys sold in the European Union. EN71 has been put in place to ensure that all toys sold in the EU meet certain minimum safety standards on the following factors
Microwavable toys should have the following compliance certification EN71-1/2/3 which means the toy has been thoroughly tested for:
- Mechanical and physical properties (EN71-1)
- Flammability (EN71-2)
- Specification for migration of certain elements (EN71-3)
All microwaveable toys sold on heat-treats.co.uk meet both the BS8433:2004 British safety standard applicable to wheat bags, as well as EN71-1/2/3 European products safety standards so you can buy with complete confidence.