toy regulations

What makes a kids meal toy a GOOD toy?

A recent study focused on mothers and kids. One of the questions asked to 1,500 mothers was: What makes a kids meal toy a GOOD toy? In order of importance, these are how the qualities

New Toy Safety Regulations for 2009

The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a final rule to amend its regulations at 16 CFR Part 1303 Ban of Lead-Containing Paint and Certain Consumer Products Bearing Lead-Containing Paint, which will be effective

Mattel issues third recall

Mattel Inc., whose reputation has been battered by two high-profile toy recalls this summer, will announce on Wednesday the recall of a third batch of Chinese-made toys because they may contain excessive amounts of lead

Fisher Price issues recall of over a million China-made toys

This major recall due to excessive amounts of lead, affected not only the US market, but China, Hong Kong, Canada, Australia, Spain and other European countries. The CPSC (Consumer Product Safety Commission) instructs that the