Australian Consumers' Association


Test Research

CHOICE Test Research

Accreditation No.


Site No.


Date of Accreditation

13 Aug 1992


57 Carrington Road
Marrickville, NSW 2204


Mr Chris Barnes P: +61 (02) 95773304


Services conditionally available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

Test Research

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Manufactured Goods

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Evaluation of products for infants and children Baby dummies Bite endurance for rubber components; Compressive strength; Impact resistance; Protrusion - Distance; Sample preparation and conditioning; Shield rigidity and size; Tear resistance; Tensile force Not applicable

AS 2432:2015 (excluding clause 4 and appendix A)

Cots Dropside load; Durability; Entrapment; Impact resistance; Load; Projections and gaps; Security; Small parts; Strength Not applicable

AS/NZS 2172:2003 and 2013; AS/NZS 2195:1999 and 2010(excluding Clause 10.21 (mattress and base deflection test) and excluding Appendix Q)

Firmness of infant sleep surfaces; Indentation measurement of infant sleep surfaces Not applicable

AS/NZS 8811.1:2013

Highchairs Determination of crotch restraint location; Stability overload; Strength of restraints and attachments Not applicable

AS 4684

Prams and strollers Durability; Efficiency; Head barrier and foot opening probe evaluation; Projections and gaps; Removability of projections; Sharp edges; Sharp points; Small parts; Stability overload; Strength of restraints and attachments Not applicable

AS/NZS 2088:2000 and 2013

Toys Abuse - Compression evaluation; Abuse - Drop evaluation; Abuse - Dynamic strength for wheeled ride-on toys; Abuse - Flexure evaluation; Abuse - Tension evaluation; Abuse - Tip over evaluation; Abuse - Torque evaluation; Accessibility of parts or components; Brake performance for ride-on toys; Brake performance for toy bicycles; Closures and toy chest lids; Cords - Thickness; Free wheeling facility; Impact resistance; Leakage of liquid filled toys; Magnets - Impact evaluation; Magnets - Magnetic flux index; Magnets - Tension evaluation; Pompoms dimensional compliance; Pre-school play figures dimensional compliance; Projectiles - Kinetic energy; Shape and size; Sharp edges; Sharp points; Small balls; Small parts; Sound pressure level; Speed of electrically driven ride-on toys; Stability overload; Temperature; Thickness of plastic film and sheeting; Toy scooters - Brake performance; Toy scooters - Separation of handle bar; Toy scooters - Static strength; Toy scooters - Strength of steering tubes; Washability Not applicable

AS/NZS ISO 8124.1:2002 and 2013 excluding clause 5.20 (Durability of mouth actuated toys) and excluding clause 5.25 (Determination of sound pressure levels);  

AS/NZS ISO 8124.1:2010 clauses 5.2, 5.31
AS/NZS ISO 8124.1: 2019 excluding clause 5.20 (Durability of mouth actuated toys) and excluding clause 5.25 (Determination of sound pressure levels);
ASTM F963 Clauses 4.21, 4.38, 8.5, 8.9
EN 71.1:2014 Clauses 4.11(e), 4.17 (modified), 4.23

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