ISO/IEC Guide 50:1987

Child safety and standards -- General guidelines

This Guide establishes basic safety principles for technical bodies preparing national and international standards for products which are intended specifically for use by children; these principles should also apply to products with which children are likely to come into contact. The following aspects are considered: ergonomic considerations, toxicity, flammability and thermal injuries, ingestion and inhalation of foreign bodies, mechanical hazards and construction features, electrical safety, radiation, marking and labelling, packaging, marketing. Annex A includes a list of possible preventive measures for specific types of product-related accidents.


General information

  • Status :  Withdrawn
    Publication date : 1987-04
  • Edition : 1
  • :
    ISO/TMBG
    Technical Management Board - groups
  • 01.120
    Standardization. General rules
    97.190
    Equipment for children

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