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Italian MoH States Microbiological Testing Necessary for Toys Containing Water

August 23, 2013

The Italian Ministry of Health (MoH) has restated that prior placing a toy containing water on the market it must be submitted to microbiological analysis to protect the health and safety of consumers. The presence of pathogens micro-organism can result in a serious risk for the children in using the toy and microbiological evaluations will reduce risks related to a contamination from bacteria due to skin and eye exposure, as well as ingestion.