Report Warns about Prevalence of Toxic Chemicals in Children’s Products as Maryland Bans TCEP Flame Retardant in Childcare Products
The Washington Toxics Coalition has released a report that contends that 5,000 children’s products were reported in Washington state between 1 June 2012 and 1 March 2013 as containing a chemical on the state’s list of 66 chemicals of high concern to children.
Glasses-free 3D, smartphone battery accessories, cheap chips and tuning up with Bluetooth dominated the proceedings of the 10th Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Spring Edition). This year it set a new record – drawing a turnout of 3,250 exhibitors from 24 countries and regions.
The 4th Guangzhou International Stroller and Baby Product Fair shows a sector investing in interactivity, early educational opportunities and stylish, safety-first designs. The consensus among exhibitors seems to suggest that manufacturers cannot continue with their current labour-intensive business model and simply compete on a mass-production basis.