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Don’t Quote Me (On Dangerous Toys)

With the many column inches dedicated to dangerous / poisonous / badly designed / recalled toys [1]that were “made in China”, one might think that there was a global crisis, with children suffering from every interaction with their Thomas tank engines, Pooh bears and other favorite playthings.

However, while the risks are obvious, the actual harm – thankfully – seems to have been limited. As Access Asia [2] points out in its newsletter:

Interesting (if somewhat politically sensitive) analysis.

As with everything else involving China and The Media, context and facts are important if businesses and consumers are to be left with a balanced view of the very real (but, hopefully, manageable) problems that exist.