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2012-01-05 16:38:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Now that the holiday gifts have been unwrapped, families are invited to visit the Toy Industry Association's (TIA) ToyAwards.org website through midnight on Sunday, January 15th, 2012, to vote for their favorite toys and games and register to win fantastic prizes that will be perfect for birthdays and special occasions throughout the coming months. "From dolls and board games to innovative and specialty toys, the winners of TIA's annual Toy of the Year...

2011-12-19 09:09:00

BRUSSELS, December 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Christmas is a very busy time of year for Santa Claus! He has to get the sleigh ready, feed his reindeer, check his list to be sure he hasn't forgotten any good girls and boys... and make sure that the toys the elves have purchased are not only fun, but also safe! To view the Multimedia News Release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/prne/europeancommission/52808/...

2011-12-05 09:43:00

CINCINNATI, Dec. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the excitement of the holidays, parents and relatives eagerly purchase the hottest toys and latest items for their children. But it's during the hustle and bustle of the season that many fail to buy age appropriate gifts for their children, and they tend to disregard warnings on these toys and gifts to ensure they are safe. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110406/MM79025LOGO) Doctors at Cincinnati Children's Hospital...

2011-12-01 13:20:00

TAMPA, Fla., Dec. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The holiday season is upon us, which makes it prime time for toy buying. In fact, more than half of the three billion toys and games sold in the United States each year are purchased at Christmastime. And while the majority of toys are safe, thanks in part to stronger federal rules and higher standards from toy makers, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that in 2010 alone more than 180,000 U.S. children were...

2011-11-10 05:00:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An increasing number of incident reports to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) indicate that high-powered magnets continue to be a safety risk to children. From toddlers to teens, children are swallowing these magnets and the consequences are severe. (LOGO: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20030904/USCSCLOGO) Although the risk scenarios differ by age group, the danger is the same. When two or more magnets are...

2011-11-03 07:00:00

Asiaâs Biggest Toy Fair, HKTDC Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair, returns in January 2012 with almost 2,000 toy manufacturers and toy suppliers expected to participate. (PRWEB) November 03, 2011 HKTDC Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair 2012 will be held from 9 to 12 January at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. With a track record of success spanning 37 years, the 38th edition is expected to be equally fruitful for participants. The Toy Fair has built a strong...

2011-11-01 07:00:00

TrackAToy.com is the consumer's preferred holiday toy, video game, and electronics in-stock notification service and toy tracking resource expert. Tracking the popular holiday toys, TrackAToy.com is a one stop source for finding the most popular holiday toys at online retailers quickly and hassle free this holiday season. Hartford, CT (PRWEB) November 01, 2011 Just in time for the holiday season, TrackAToy is proud to announce the launch of its new website, http://www.TrackAToy.com....

2011-09-22 13:00:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20030904/USCSCLOGO ) Name of Product: BicyclesUnits: About 91,000Importer:...

2011-05-02 00:00:03

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Z535 standards are a family of six consensus standards that define best practices in the United States for safety colors, signs, labels, symbols, tags and how safety information is presented in product manuals. The changes occurring in the newly revised Z535 standards (due out in early summer 2011) will play a pivotal role in redefining the look and content of product safety labels placed on large manufacturing equipment in nearly all...

2010-12-11 00:00:46

Attorneys with Cappolino Dodd Krebs urge parents to examine imported toys for dangers Cameron, TX (PRWEB) December 10, 2010 When Temple, Texas mom and attorney with the Cappolino Dodd Krebs law firm, Valerie Farwell, read "Playing with Safety," a new study from the American Association of Justice, she was startled. When she got home and really checked, she was appalled. Several of the toys cited in the study as being highly toxic were in her child's toy box. "I try to buy toys that are...