The quality of children's toys needs to be strengthened
The quality of children's toys needs to be strengthened
Product quality issues have always been issues that we are concerned about and urgently want to solve. The quality and safety of toys is more related to the child's health and personal safety. How can we buy them a toy that is sufficiently educational? Toys are the partners of children's growth, and they are also important tools for the development of children's intelligence and hands-on ability. Children's toys can stimulate imagination, arouse curiosity, and provide help for children's physical and mental development. According to the classification of materials, common types of children's toys include wooden toys, plastic toys, plastic toys, metal toys, and cloth toys. Toys are children’s good partners, and their quality is related to children’s physical health and personal safety. However, some toys currently on the market have hidden safety hazards, which frequently lead to children’s safety accidents. If they are not taken seriously, they will cause greater harm. Therefore, the quality of children's toys needs to be strengthened urgently. 1. Common quality problems of children's toys (1) Some children's toys are small in size, and the parts are easy to fall, and children will accidentally eat them. (2) Some children's toy products on the market do not have basic information such as factory name, factory address, contact information, and even some toys have no Chinese logo on the outer packaging, but use English or other foreign languages. Consumers cannot identify the manufacturer, manufacturer and contact information. . (3) Some children's toy products have heavy metals exceeding the standard, or use toxic and harmful filling materials or additives. When children play, they sometimes bite with their teeth, which endangers their health. (4) Some manufacturers use the consumer concept of blindly pursuing brands, imitating the structure or logo of big brand toys, and attract consumers with shoddy, fake, and cheaper prices than big brands. However, the quality of these children's toys is not good enough. And has constituted an infringement. In order to prevent children from being injured by toy products and protect the personal health and safety of consumers, starting from January 1, 2016, the standard for children’s toys has been changed from GB6675-2003 to the new national standard GB6675-2014. The new national standard affects the color fastness of fabrics and the firmness of sewing. Limitations have been made on the degree of environmental protection, the purity of the filled cotton and the firmness of the thread. After that, the State Administration for Market Regulation issued the 'Notice on Further Strengthening the Supervision of the Quality and Safety of Children's Products.' The 'Notice' clarified that it will speed up the formulation of more stringent mandatory national standards for the safety of children's products, and at the same time, with reference to international standards and foreign standards, establish and improve a recommended standard system that complements the mandatory standards. 2. Countermeasures and Suggestions (1) Strengthen the supervision of product quality by the quality supervision department, and increase the intensity of inspection and law enforcement. The industry and commerce department should strengthen the supervision of children’s toy product operators, continuously increase market inspection and law enforcement, and check whether the children’s toy operators have the corresponding business licenses. If the inspections found that the manufacturer, site, production date, and license are not indicated For unqualified products such as Qi, the administrative department for industry and commerce shall order the suspension of sales and impose penalties in accordance with regulations. Furthermore, children's toys with quality problems should be resolutely exposed to achieve the purpose of deterring illegal business activities. Strengthen publicity, education and guidance, and establish a sense of honest management. Use the Internet and paper media to popularize the 'Product Quality Law' and other laws and regulations to children's toy manufacturers and sellers. Guide them to establish a sense of integrity management. Increase the investment in manpower and improve the level of supervision and management. It is recommended to further optimize the staffing structure of the industrial and commercial departments, and strive to change the current situation of insufficient supervision personnel in the grass-roots industrial and commercial offices. (2) Producers and sellers of children’s toys. Producers and sellers of children’s toys shall strictly abide by laws and regulations, establish correct social ethics, and adhere to legal operations. (3) When purchasing toys, parents should be vigilant and read the product manual carefully. If they find toys with quality problems, they should complain to the product quality supervision department and the industrial and commercial administration department, and reject the 'three no' products. You can choose children's products according to the following steps: 1. Look at the applicable age range. General toys will indicate the applicable age range of the toy in the instructions for use, which can be purchased according to the age of the child. This has two main meanings: first, the toy itself is designed for children of this age; second, children who are not at this age are dangerous to use the product. 2. Look at the precautions. Some of the hazards hidden in toys will be reminded by the manufacturers through precautions. For example, after opening the package, please discard the package immediately, 'Not suitable for children under 5 years of ageWhen choosing children's toys, be sure to read the precautions carefully. 3. Look at the effective date. Some products are designated to be used within the validity period. Expired products are harmful to the human body and should not be used. 4. Look at how to use it. Read the usage method of the product carefully, wrong usage method may bring danger. It is not only necessary to be cautious when choosing children's toy products, but it is also extremely important for children to have their parents accompanied during the use of toys, so that they can be dealt with in time when they are found to be dangerous. If parents find that children's toys may fall off of small parts, they can dispose of them by themselves and tighten the small parts to eliminate the danger. If it is found that toys have serious safety hazards and product defects, parents should report to the market supervision department in a timely manner.