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Fisher-Price Recalls Nearly 1M Toys !

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9y, 4m agoPosted 9 years, 4 months ago
Although only in US and may never recalled here.. watch out !

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/asia-pacific/6927156.stmhttp://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/asia-pacific/6927156.stm

Toymaker Fisher Price is to recall almost one million Chinese-made toys over fears that their paint contains too much lead. An internal probe found the Chinese manufacturer had used a non-approved paint pigment, violating its safety standards, the company said.
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9y, 4m agoPosted 9 years, 4 months ago
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[mod]#1
I wonder if this includes TMX Elmo, can't remember who made it.
#2
Syzable
I wonder if this includes TMX Elmo, can't remember who made it.


Mostly Sesame street and Dora Toys

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2007/08/02/ntoys102.xml
#3
There is a recall here Edi, heard the F-P woman on the radio and she said there were some here as well but not as many as in the US :giggle:
[mod]#4
Thanks for the pointer edi. :thumbsup:
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Crazy1
There is a recall here Edi, heard the F-P woman on the radio and she said there were some here as well but not as many as in the US :giggle:


Thats really a surprise.. :giggle:

Looking @ all the 'colourful' toys flooding the poundshops, I wonder if there are any eforceable laws.
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edi
Thats really a surprise.. :giggle:

Looking @ all the 'colourful' toys flooding the poundshops, I wonder if there are any eforceable laws.


Trading Standards are quite hot at the ports but if QC fails there is little they can do with regards to visual inspections :-(
#7
More to scare about (from BBC) :-

CHINESE PRODUCT SCARES

Pet food - tainted with chemical melamine
Toothpaste - tainted with chemical diethylene glycol and bacteria
Farmed fish - traces of banned drugs and pesticides found
Tyres - fault may cause blow-outs
Toys - contain lead or pose choking hazard
Children's jewellery - contains lead
Ceramic heaters - pose fire safety risk

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