Yesterday, the Shenyang Consumers Association released an analysis report on the results of children ’s bicycle comparison tests. The test results showed that a total of 25 samples were tested. Nearly 30% of the children ’s bicycle samples did not meet national standards, mainly due to problems with the handlebars, chain covers and instructions.
Nearly 30% of children's bicycle samples
Does not meet national standards
Recently, the Shenyang Consumers Association conducted a comparative test on some children's bicycles sold in the Shenyang market. The samples of this comparative test were randomly purchased by the staff of the Shenyang Consumers Association from ordinary shopping malls, specialty stores, toy cities, wholesale markets and other physical stores and e-commerce platforms, as a general consumer. A total of 25 samples were basic. Covers children's bicycle brands sold in the Shenyang market.
Comparative test results show that a total of 25 samples were tested, and nearly 30% of children's bicycle samples did not meet national standards, mainly due to problems with the handlebars, chain covers and instructions.
Substandard stroller samples
There are "five hidden diseases"
Eight of the 25 children's bicycle samples in this comparative test did not meet the standard requirements.
Hidden disease one: 4 baby carriage sample handlebars do not meet the national standard
Four children's bicycle sample handlebars did not meet the national mandatory standard "Children's Bicycle Safety Requirements".
The standard requires that the total width of the handlebar crossbar should be between 300mm and 550mm. The vertical distance between the upper end of the handlebar of the handlebar crossbar in the highest position and the saddle surface in the lowest position should be ≤250mm.
The test showed that the total width of the crossbar of the handlebar of a child bicycle sample exceeded the standard requirement; the vertical distance between the upper end of the handlebar of the handlebar cross tube to the saddle surface when the two bicycle bicycle samples were in the highest position The distance exceeds the range required by the standard; the standard requires that the handlebar of the handlebar cross tube should be able to withstand a pull-out force of 70N, and a sample of a children's bicycle does not meet this requirement.
Hidden disease two: 2 baby carriage sample chain covers fail to meet standards
The "Children's Bicycle Safety Requirements" standard requires that the maximum height of a saddle for a children's bicycle is 560mm or more, and a disc chain cover or other protective device should be installed to cover the outer surface of the meshing part of the chain and sprocket. Children's bicycles with a maximum saddle height of less than 560mm should be equipped with a full chain cover, which must completely cover the outer surfaces of the chain, sprocket and flywheel and their edge parts, as well as the meshing parts of the sprocket, chain and sprocket. Inside. The results of this comparative test show that two child bike sample chain covers do not meet this requirement. The specific non-compliance is that the inside of the meshing part of the sprocket, chain and sprocket is not covered.
According to analysis, children still do not know how to protect themselves and avoid injuries. For example, the chain cover of a children's bicycle does not meet the standard requirements. When riding a bicycle, children accidentally plunge clothing such as pants, skirts, and even ankles into the sprocket or the meshing part of the chain , Easily fall or cause injury to the body.
Hidden disease three: 1 baby carriage sample chain cover and handlebars fail to meet standards
1 sample of children's bicycle, chain cover and handlebars did not meet national standards. For example, a child bike handlebar cross tube handle that was labeled "Any Baby" was pulled off at 32N tension, which was less than half of the national mandatory standard.
Hidden disease 4: 1 baby carriage sample manual is incomplete
According to the "Children's Bicycle Safety Requirements", each child's bicycle should be accompanied by a set of Chinese instructions, which should include the product name, product model, age range, name or address of the manufacturer or dealer, use and installation methods, and instructions from the manufacturer. Other matters.
In this comparative test, the instruction manual of a children's bicycle is incomplete, only the assembly steps and no other instructions.
Hidden disease 5: 6 baby carriage samples are not marked with 3C certification mark
The state implements a compulsory product certification system for children's bicycle products, which is the 3C certification system.
In this comparative test, we checked whether the children's bicycles contained the 3C certification mark according to the identification information of the children's bicycles. It was found that 6 samples of children's bicycles were not marked with the 3C certification mark.
8 brand samples failed
Buy quality and rest assured baby carriage keep in mind "three attentions"
The Consumer Association of Shenyang City reminds consumers to keep in mind the "three attentions" when buying children's bicycles.
Note 1: Check the children's bicycle signs and instructions. The standard requires that every child's bicycle should be clearly and permanently marked with the implementation standard number, the name or trademark of the manufacturer or distributor, and the manufacturer's child's bicycle serial number or model information. The instructions should include the product name, product model, age range, name or address of the manufacturer or distributor, the use of the installation method, and other matters that the manufacturer needs to explain. Also check whether the product is marked with the 3C certification mark.
Note 2: Before buying, you should observe whether the paint is smooth, bright and shiny, whether the plating parts are bright and flat, whether the body, handlebars, and cushions are intact; whether there are hidden dangers such as sharp edges or protrusions in the whole car; Whether the joints of the parts are firm, whether there are looseness or false welding; whether the rotating and moving parts are flexible, whether they are stuck or blocked; whether the guardrails, foot guards, wheel guards and other protective parts are firm and reliable; seat cushion settings Whether it is comfortable and reliable, and whether the brakes are flexible and effective.
Note 3: Check the safety performance of children's bicycle machinery. The maximum saddle height of a children's bicycle is greater than or equal to 560mm. There must be two independent braking systems, one for the front wheel and one for the rear wheel, and a disc chain cover or other protective device should also be installed. If the maximum height is less than 560mm, at least one braking system should be installed, and a full chain cover should be installed. The chain cover must completely cover the outer surface of the chain, sprocket and flywheel and their edge parts, and also cover the sprocket, The inside of the meshing part of the chain and sprocket; check whether the distance between the brake lever and the handlebar is too large, and the adult should not twist or pull out with one hand; under normal riding conditions, install a balance wheel in accordance with the instructions.