Product Safety Alert – Holiday Gift Daily #30
Traditionally, the end of the year is a time of conviviality and togetherness. Giving presents is an undeniable part of this. But what should you pay attention to when it comes to the safety of these presents? There are still many unsafe products on offer. You do not want your loved-ones to be hurt.
We are here to keep you up to date on the latest developments in product safety. We monitor closely products that are being withdrawn from the market because of included hazardous parts. On the other hand, we provide information on details you should look out for when purchasing products that are still available.
Happy World Baby Ball Game
Today we draw your attention to Happy World Baby Ball Game. It is a ball game for babies with 6 different coloured balls. These baby play balls are packaged in a cardboard box. The product was found in the EU member state Belgium.
The hazard is of a chemical nature. The plastic material of the bolls contain bisphenol A (measured value up to 0,281 mg/l). Bisphenol A is toxic for reproduction, so this product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive. Therefor it has been recalled from end users.
We advice consumers that have already purchased this product to cease using it and contact the retailer where it was bought.
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This is just an example of product safety information about toys and items and their hazards that you need to be aware of. Millions of products have been recalled this year. Here's a video from the US Consumer Reports on how to protect yourself and your family. With our Holiday Gift Daily we will continue to follow the news on Product Safety and we will continue to keep you informed.