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Toys-paced terrorists in the country

October 11 2005

Recently, in a Moscow apartment on the Warsaw highway about four o'clock in the morning explosion. Exploded was not a bomb, and infant doll that my parents bought their 4-year old daughter, Adreane.

Large plastic dolls dressed in clothes purchased in the suburban parents Voskresensk. Paid for her 1200 rubles, as the doll and could walk and talk.

Awakened grandmother of the child smelled something burning and saw the fire. The flame was a doll, standing on the couch. By the time the fire had already moved from the chair onto the carpet and a cupboard.

Pensioner woke relatives and together they put out the fire. Arriving firefighters only documented effects of fire. In the act, they pointed out that the fire started with a doll, and a fire allegedly occurred as a result of short circuit.

Grandmother Adreany was severely burned leg. Girl herself was the trauma to the nerves in her neck, even cramped. The girl's parents could not explain how the toy might break out, and just be thankful that it did not happen in the hands of Adreany.

Mom girl, Emma, with her husband phoned the store, but nothing intelligible, they have not heard .. In addition, the toy was a Chinese, now these dolls left, but the next batch is expected in a week. Certificate for the doll is also not there. The girl's parents are going to apply for a store in the court, although a check on the murderous doll from them did not survive.

This is not the first controversial incident involving a hazardous toys .

Across the country, from the sale of confiscated toys - toxic "Squirrel" and "crocodiles" too loud "mouse" and "spiders," too smelly jumpers and Lizunov. Especially frightened parents toys that emit toxic substances - formaldehyde, phenol, methanol, toluene and other toxic fumes. That same danger is, and other items children use - from the nipple to slippers - most parents do not suspect.

According to the Federal Service for Supervision of Consumers Protection and Welfare (Rospotrebnadzor), this year from the stores Bryansk, Kaluga, Yaroslavl, Novosibirsk, Orel, Kursk, and other areas have been seized toys, the level of odor that exceeded the allowable by 1-5 points . Release of toxic substances is due to violations of production technology. Small producers often received sanepidzaklyuchenie about product safety, changing technology, replaced by cheaper ingredients.

As a result, tissues, and found dishes MPC formaldehyde in watercolors higher than that of phenol, a shoe - dibutyl phthalate, and again formaldehyde in the plastic products - styrene.

These artefacts were found in Krasnoyarsk during mass inspections of warehouses and goods markets.

According to the results of examination of thousands of 200 products mostly made in China, only 140 correspond to GOST, the rest found unsound and even dangerous.Toys do not meet sanitary requirements: they are higher than normal in strength odor (2,5 times), and also emit harmful substances - phenol and formaldehyde.

Hazardous toys, to address the oversight body destroyed, and their sellers fined.

In five Kemerovo shops with goods for the kids visited a special commission on quality. The specialists of the department of licensing, police and "Rospotrebnadzor" Check Certificate. Toys without these documents were taken for examination. Such inspections are going to the markets of the regional center

The presence of toxic substances in the game that stand out in the air, shows a sharp odor. So beware. Do not buy questionable products, moreover, do not check the availability of documentation on it.

Materials: MC, NTV and Izvestiya

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