Risks of toys associated with food

(Final report of the project)

(Prague, January 22, 2013) Toys sold as parts of food must meet the same safety standards as toys sold on their own, including informational obligations. The Czech Trade Inspection Authority found breaches in 102 of 453 types of toys firmly attached to food, contained within food or added to food. The inspectors assessed the risks of choking associated with accidental ingestion or inhaling of toys attached to food. It is reasonably required that the toys or their parts cannot wedge in the mouth or pharynx especially when the products are intended to be put in the mouth, e.g. whistles or balloons.

 

(Final report of the project)

(Prague, January 22, 2013) Toys sold as parts of food must meet the same safety standards as toys sold on their own, including informational obligations. The Czech Trade Inspection Authority found breaches in 102 of 453 types of toys firmly attached to food, contained within food or added to food. The inspectors assessed the risks of choking associated with accidental ingestion or inhaling of toys attached to food. It is reasonably required that the toys or their parts cannot wedge in the mouth or pharynx especially when the products are intended to be put in the mouth, e.g. whistles or balloons.

(Final report of the project)

(Prague, January 22, 2013) Toys sold as parts of food must meet the same safety standards as toys sold on their own, including informational obligations. The Czech Trade Inspection Authority found breaches in 102 of 453 types of toys firmly attached to food, contained within food or added to food. The inspectors assessed the risks of choking associated with accidental ingestion or inhaling of toys attached to food. It is reasonably required that the toys or their parts cannot wedge in the mouth or pharynx especially when the products are intended to be put in the mouth, e.g. whistles or balloons.


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