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PACKAGING

Functional Requirements Assessment and Testing Requ
Hazards Risks Safety Requirements Further Tes
Preliminary
Assessment
Conduct “Further Testing” 2nd Level
Assessment

Packaging may use
staples, twist ties or Tactile review of all packaging “Panel Review”:
components that could No items should contain
Sharp Edges & components for sharp or
contain sharp/pointy pointy edges. Review multiple Seek feedback
Points sharp or pointy edges
edges that can cause from peers.
pieces to ensure consistency.
scratch or laceration
injuries

Volatile chemicals may Review/assess declarations
pass from package to from factories. Consult supplier Test as per AS/NZ
Materials used for product. Chemicals to confirm with declarations ISO 8124.3
packaging, and prints known to cause skin that the materials contain no Standard &/or
Chemical Toxicity used on packaging, may irritations or sensitivities chemicals known to cause skin Refer to Hazard -
contain chemicals should not be used for irritations or health problems Chemical Toxicity
known to cause packaging (boxes, bags) Find alternate source of section for
irritation. or printing onto materials when verification further info.
packaging. cannot be obtained

avoid risks avoid risks entirely. Seek Minimise use of alternative to alternative to such items. times times . entirely. Seek such items. Avoid use at all Avoid use at all Avoid use at all times.ssment and Testing Requirements Further Testing / Assessment Ages Ages Ages <3 ≥3 and ≤ 7 >7 and ≤14 Minimise use of Minimise use of such items.

when verification (refer to “Hazards: Chemical cannot be obtained Toxicity”) . BUTTONS Functional Requirements Assessment and Testing Hazards Risks Safety Requirements Preliminary Assessment Conduct “Further Testing” Buttons become Chocking and detached by: Buttons must be securely Pull & twist button to assess ease Ingestion -Pulling attached with which it detaches -Unravelling Buttons must not create sharp or Tactile review for sharp or pointy Buttons crack or pointy edges if they crack or edges: Bend & stress button to break break during use assess ease of breakage Sharp Edges & Points Buttons are designed No part of a button should Tactile review for sharp or pointy or manufactured with create a sharp or pointy edge edges sharp or pointy edges Buttons should not contain any Consult supplier to confirm that of the known irritants:  Button materials or no coatings or materials contain as listed in AS/NZ ISO 8124. risks by other reputable bodies or health problems coatings etc.3 coatings contain chemicals known to cause skin Migration of certain elements  Chemical Toxicity chemicals known to irritations or health problems Find as listed/recognised as health cause skin irritation alternate source of materials.

. “Panel Review”: Seek feedback from Required Required Recommended peers. “Panel Review”: Seek feedback from Required Required Recommended peers Test as per AS/NZ ISO 8124. Optional for Optional pull test 6 plus.3 Optional after Optional after Optional after Standard &/or preliminary preliminary preliminary Refer to Hazard .ONS Assessment and Testing Requirements Further Testing / Assessment 2nd Level Ages Ages Ages Assessment <3 ≥3 and ≤ 7 >7 and ≤14 Test as per AS/NZS Required up to 5 ISO 8124. assessment when assessment when assessment when Chemical Toxicity there is a cause for there is a cause for there is a cause for section for further concern concern concern info.1 70 N Required years.