All applicable Elenco® products meet or exceed all relevant government safety regulations and guidelines, including United States Consumer Products Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA), American Society for Testing and Materials toy requirements (ASTM963), Standard Consumer Safety Specifications (16CFR), and International Standards for Toys & Children’s Products. We use certified independent testing labs to ensure the safety of our products.
Most Snap Circuits® products are approved and recommended for children ages 8 and older, except: Snap Circuits® Beginner (ages 5 and older), and Snapino® (ages 12 and older). None of our toys are intended for children under the age of 3. Please read and follow the safety advice and warnings contained in our instruction manuals.
Snap Circuits® are the only educational circuit-building toys that use CircuitSafeTM Fuse Technology, a patented safety device unique to Snap Circuits® brand products. See US Patent #7,144,255 titled “Electronic Toy and Teaching Aid Safety Devices”.
Part of our mission is to create and distribute toys that are educational and safe for children. Our Quality Control department monitors our products to ensure their safety. We thank you for supporting our products and for sending the hundreds of thousands of letters, emails and social media posts praising our Snap Circuits® line. Our commitment to toy safety has helped us to achieve the following awards:
If you would like additional information about toy safety, please call or contact us by email.
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- Toy Industry Association’s Toy of the Year (TOTY)
- American Specialty Toy Retailers Association (ASTRA) Best Toy
- Good Housekeeping – Best Toy
- Parents’ Choice – Recommended
- Family Choice
- Children’s Choice
- The National Parenting Center-Seal of Approval
- Learning Express “Most Innovative Toy”
- Toy 10 Best Educational Products
- Toy 100 Best Children’s Products
- Toy – Green Toy Company
- NAPPA Gold – National Parenting Publications Awards