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China Issues Consumer Warnings for Certain Children’s Products

June 17, 2016

The General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (ASQIQ) has released warnings for various products intended for children. The warnings are published together with possible hazards that may occur with each:

Laser pens – the heat from the pens may cause permanent damage to eyes, burns to the skin due to high-capacity lasers, or fire from the ignition of matches, cigarettes and garments.

Baby mats – detached components may cause suffocation once ingested by children.

Standard Baby Walkers and Non-Standard Baby Walkers – the unreasonable design of some baby walkers on the market may pose a hazard from burns, falls or other injuries.

The bulletin was released on May 20, 2016.