CONCERNING THE ACTIVITIES &
THE PROCEDURES IN ELOT TOYS LABORATORY
has eight years experience in testing the safety of
toys according to the European Standards EN 71. We work
on the 88/378/EEC directive, adopted in Greece since
1990 and we are the one and only laboratory notified
(Nr. 365) to the Commission of EU, bearing in mind that
we are in permanent collaboration with authorities and
inspection bodies of the ministry of industry and customs.
Please note that our laboratory carries out tests according
to European as well as other Standards i.e. ASTM.
Furthermore please note the procedure that is followed,
when submitting a testing order
a) Submit one sample of each different model (code numbers)
ELOT Toys Laboratory.
12-14 Kolonou str.
Athens 104 37
Tel: +301 524 7117
Fax: +301 524 1371
Duly fill in our test request form
( name, address of the client, nature of requested tests,
b) This form, completed by us with the cost calculation,
should be submitted to the
313 Acharnon str.
Athens 111 45
tel: +30 1 212 0100
Fax: +30 1 228 3034
c) The cost of the tests hould
be either paid to ELOT's Accounting Department (Acharnon
313, Athens) or to the following Bank Account: ELOT
account Nr:612168-BANK OF GREECE.
of the cost of the tests: a) It is evaluated after
the receipt of the samples.
b) Actually the cost for mechanical properties and flammability
tests depending on the category of the toy, varies between
i.e.small toys with detachable components 25.000
soft toys 31.000 drs.
Toys propelled by the child 69.000 drs.
Please note that toys can be grouped if there are more
models of similar design, in order to reduce the cost.
c) The cost of chemical analysis (EN 71.3) is 25.000
drs for each different material for all eight toxic
elements. Each materiel in a series of toys is retained
and charged once.
d) The above estimation of the cost has to be increased
by 18% TVA.
Three weeks after the receipt of payment.