This compulsory standard – being the first of its kind -- specifies the terms, definitions, requirements, test methods, inspection rules, identification, transportation and storage of feeding bottles and teats (嬰幼兒用奶瓶和奶嘴). This standard does not apply to medical bottles and teats, nor pacifiers (安撫奶嘴).
In this standard, a number of mechanical, physical and labeling requirements have been stipulated, which are applicable to infant feeding bottles and teats (including bottle bodies, pacifiers and auxiliary parts) made of plastic, glass, metal, ceramic, silicon rubber, rubber or other materials. Compared with the similar European and American standards, this new Chinese national standard has added various additional technical requirements (denoted in bold below):
Physical and mechanical tests described in GB 38995-2020:
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