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25.09.2007

Toxic and dangerous toys 

'Poacher turned gamekeeper' approach to toy safety must be ended

Following the debate in the European Parliament on toy safety (1), German Green MEPs Heide Rühle and Hiltrud Breyer, said:

The EU must be able to guarantee that toys, of all products, are safe for its consumers: our children. While much of the current debate has focused on the need for stronger controls and meaningful labelling, the Greens believe that the fundamental approach to toy safety and standards, which dates back to 1988, needs to be completely revised. Read more...

MEP Hiltrud Breyer's press release download.