Should the Government and Toy retailers be protecting our children?
Again Mattel are withdrawing another line of toxic toys this time its Fisher-Price, this is the Third time in only two months! Surely the Government and Mothercare, Early Learning Centre and ToysRus along with all other major toy retailers should withdraw ALL toys Made in China until the danger is over? Lead in paint is toxic to adults (check on a paint tin), to children it may be much worse. Why are they not acting????
Asked By: sherlock - 10/26/2007
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No the government has enough to do without babysitting. It is a parent's job to protect their children. Toys from China are cheap. You get what you pay for.
Answered By: PontificalPape - 10/26/2007
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Answered By: Steph M - 10/26/2007
their doing the best they can the government can only do so much to check the imported goods.
Answered By: aznflippgurl - 10/26/2007
Yes, they should protect our children because if they don't,who will? They just act slowly but surely
Answered By: M - 10/26/2007
Well, as consumers we ought to be a bit more choosy what w buy our kids, but at the same time you do tend to trust the manufacturers... More
Answered By: hatterette - 10/26/2007
I agree entirely - and parents should boycott *all* of their products until they do.
Answered By: Joan R - 10/26/2007
it is pritty scary, i have bought mattel toys for my kids!
Answered By: martin s - 10/27/2007
yes thay shold but if we depend on them our children will be in harms way. please DO NOT relie on no one except u feel me happy paranting
Answered By: wordologist - 10/27/2007
Yes they should! They go to all this effort to BB us and then when the going gets tough, they let us wilt. Nice to know they really couldn't give a **** hey?
Answered By: Katie - 10/28/2007
Apart from our duty, the Govt and the toy manufacturers, or retailers should protect the children from using toys which are injurious to health. They should not bother about the money they might loose or earn but should think about the young innocent children whose life they will spoil by selling such things.
Answered By: kamal m - 10/30/2007
I have solved this problem by not buying toys/products made in china. Different governments have different policies. In the USA there are stricter laws. The government can't do everything. It's not just toys either we have several products made in China that we have been told contain lead paint. (One of them is a cub... More
Answered By: a_mom - 10/30/2007
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