The UK Business Secretary Sajid Javid has requested a nationwide investigation into the safety of children's fancy dress costumes. Under this investigation the costumes will be subjected to flammability testing to assess whether they are safe for sale and compliant with safety standards.
Public Analyst Scientific Services can offer fancy dress clothing testing and is accredited to ISO 17025 for flammability testing on children's clothes to the European Standard BS EN 71-2.
- Halloween Costumes
- Film merchandise costumes
- Fancy dress costumes
In addtion to flammability risk, general product safety issues have been identified with with:
- Face marks, wigs and hats
- Face paints
- Fake blood
- Toy bows and arrows
Products can be tested for compliance with:
- The Toys (Safety) Regulations 2011
- The General Product Safety Regulations 2005
- The Cosmetic Products (Safety) Regulation
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.