Holiday Gratitude for Standards Organizations

With the #holidays fast approaching it’s time that we have to be thankful for organizations like ANSI – American National Standards Institute,  ISO, and ASTM that develop standards to keep our children’s toys safe.
 
Are you familiar with these organizations and standards?  In the US, the main standard that toymakers and toy manufacturers have to be in compliance is ASTM F963-17Standard Consumer Safety Specification for Toy Safety.  This is a mandatory set of  regulations for U.S. toymakers and toy manufactuers. This is a great ANSI article on that discusses the different organizations and standards that keep different types of toys safe Standards for Toy Safety are the Gift that Keeps on Giving