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Toy Safety Resources

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November 26, 2012 "Trouble in Toyland" report shows health hazards in kids' toys persist

Source: CBS News

The 27th Annual "Trouble in Toyland" report has revealed that there are still toys on our shelves that may be hazardous to our children.

March 21, 2012 Chemicals in toys can lead to obesity

Source: Hindustan Times

Chemicals that mimic or interfere with the effect of hormones could be fuelling the obesity epidemic, warns a report. The chemicals, found in mobile phone cases and tin cans, shampoos and shower curtains, may also help trigger...

September 13, 2011 Dr Toy's 100 Best Released


As a natural, on–going part of our work as parents, teachers, early childhood specialists, and others involved with children at home or elsewhere, we observe children at play. With our own eyes we see what works…and what doesn't...

March 15, 2011 Flawed consumer products database launched

Source: Health Facts and Fears

On Friday, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) officially launched its database for consumer complaints but has already been met with industry concerns. The New York Times interviewed Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-Kansas), who...

November 24, 2010 Report alerts consumers to choking, chemical exposure threats in toys

Source: Mercury

SANTA CRUZ - Despite increased regulation after massive recalls of children's toys in 2007 and 2008, toxic toys and those that pose choking hazards are still being sold, according to a report released Tuesday by the...

November 12, 2010 Ban toxic toys, other kids' products: U.S. study

Source: CBC News

Toxic toys and other children's products containing harmful ingredients require an extensive overhaul of the legislation that governs them, says a new U.S. study.

May 25, 2010 Product safety commission to use crowd sourcing


Federal regulators proposed on Monday creating a website that will make product safety information almost immediately available, searchable and downloadable so consumers will become aware of possible hazards more quickly

September 11, 2009 Toy Safety: A New Web Resource Helps Parents and Caregivers Keep Children Safe From Toys

Source: eMediaWire

MDSC Inc. launches to provide parents and caregivers a wide-ranging resource devoted to keeping children safe from dangerous or age-inappropriate toys. More than 30 toy safety articles, conveniently organized,...

September 8, 2008 Summer Safety Report: Product Injury Patterns for Children under Six

Source: Kids In Danger

In a new report released last month, KID examined the unintentional injury of children five years old and younger during the summer of 2007 and released relevant information concerning the risks some summer products pose for...[more]




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