Higher Living Standards for Pets - Pet Toys & Supplies
In today’s market, there are a wide range of pet supplies, ranging from toys to food. As pets are becoming increasingly humanised, premium pet food, exquisite treats and stylish care and training products are highly sought after in many of the developed markets where pets are considered part of the family.
In light of the trend of pet humanization, pet owners are more conscious about the safety, healthiness and functionality of the items they buy for their loved pets. As pet owners are spending more time caring for the well-being of their pets, the safeness and user-friendliness of pet care products has also become more relevant.
Some of the more common physical and chemical tests (as listed below) had been implemented to ensure all users, pets and humans, are not harmed by any potential risks.
|test item (physical)||test method|
|Sharp Point / Sharp Edge||Reference to ASTM F963 or EN 71 or AS/NZS ISO 8124|
|Bite Test||Reference to 16 CFR 1500.52|
|Cross Cut Test||ASTM D3359 (MOD) or ISO 2409 (MOD)|
|Tensile Test||SGS In-House Method|
|Stain Resistance Test|
|Static Load Test|
|Water Absorption Test|
|test item (chemical)||test method|
|Lead in Surface Coating||CPSC-CH-E1003-09 / EPA 3050B|
|Lead in Substrate||CPSC-CH-E1002-08.1 / CPSC-CH-E1001-08.1 / EPA 2050B|
|Soluble Heavy Metal Content||ASTM F963-11|
|Phthalate||CPSC-CH-C1001-09.3 / ASTM D 3421-75|
|Migration Of Certain Elements||EN 71 Part 3|
|Azo Dye||EN 14362-1:2012 / GB 17592:2006|
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