The head of the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry has endeavored to “explain” the
unfamiliar makers’ enrollment arrangement by letter. The letter expresses that the Department isn’t
requiring enrollment of each plant of homegrown makers however just to safeguard that each
unfamiliar maker is independently enrolled. In a phone discussion with The Toy
Affiliation General Counsel, the boss likewise showed that a homegrown maker who has item
fabricated abroad for it and who supplies plans or materials to the unfamiliar source likewise need
not register the unfamiliar plant.
What’s more, the bedding boss showed that he was possibly requiring enrollment of unfamiliar plants if the
unfamiliar producer sells items completely produced using its own plan to the American shipper. colorful stuffed animals
The Toy Association has reliably kept up that enrollment by a solitary maker or
merchant in its own name is everything necessary under the Pennsylvania resolution and its guidelines and
that requiring numerous unfamiliar plant enlistments for providers of an enrolled U.S.A. producer or
imported establishes a widening and distortion of the guidelines in a way which is
conflicting with earlier understanding and practices of the Department.
No rest, heap, tufting, herd or other
type raised fiber surface
Rested, heap, tufted, ran or other sort
raised fiber surface
At the point when season of fire spread is 20 seconds
or on the other hand more for 12 square inches.
At the point when season of fire spread is more than 7 seconds
for 12 square inches.
At the point when season of fire spread is 8 to 19
seconds for 12 inch square.
Ignites with a fast surface glimmer in under 7
seconds for 12 square inches, with no melding
or then again start of base texture.
At the point when season of fire spread is 3 to 7
seconds for 12 square inches.
At the point when season of fire spread is from 4 to 7
seconds, both comprehensive, for 12 square inches
with intertwining or start of base texture.
At the point when season of fire spread is under 3
seconds for 12 square inches.
At the point when season of fire spread is under 4
seconds for 12 square creeps with melding or
start of base texture.
Order of Flammability Fabrics
Non-texture materials incorporate plastics, paints, and non-texture parts of a stuffed toy. These materials
which meet the necessities in Class V are acknowledged as having no strange consuming attributes.
Materials which have consuming attributes as gone ahead in Class VI are considered hazardously
combustible and perceived as unacceptable for stuffed toys due to their quick consuming and extraordinary
consuming. The grouping will be as per the following:
• Class V – Such materials will be delegated typical combustibility when a 9 square inch
test doesn’t consume or streak the full territory during a 4-second fire introduction.
• Class VI – Such materials will be delegated quick consuming when a 9-square inch test
consumes or streaks the full territory during a 4-second fire introduction.
16 CFR 1500.44, and CPSC authorization guidelines which grant 16 CFR 1610 use of
material combustibility norms, may acquire the Pennsylvania combustibility necessities if the
Pennsylvania prerequisite isn’t indistinguishable from the government guideline pertinent to toys.
Branch of Labor and Industry
Bedding and Upholstery Section
seventh and Forster Street
Harrisburg, PA 17120
Tel: (717) 787-6848, Fax: (717) 787-6925
Stuffed Toys Regulations
Bedding and Upholstery/Stuffed Toy Forms
$300 introductory enrollment
$300 yearly reestablishment
The accompanying data will show up on the maker’s mark:
1. Name and chief business environment (City and State) of the maker; or at the choice of
the producer, the maker’s Massachusetts permit number.
2. The announcement “All New Material” (with sort of material) or “All New (type) Material” was
utilized in the production of the toy.
3. The structure, plan, shading or size of names is left to the producer’s carefulness, given the
data and type size is decipherable. No extraordinary strategy for fastening names (string labels would
do the trick) is required. The data must be “obviously noticeable” so that, if the name is underneath
doll’s attire, the necessary data must show up on the container: “All names required by this
law will be safely connected to the article during the cycle of production at the plant.
Such names will be fixed in such position that they might be advantageously inspected.”
Branch of Public Health
Food and Drug Division
Furniture and Bedding Inspection Section
305 South Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
Tel: (617) 983-6700
Application for Licensure for the Manufacture and Sale of Stuffed Toys in