Mattel is fighting on two fronts to contain the fallout from a widening recall of toys (video) mattel is fighting on two fronts to contain the fallout from a widening recall of toys (video. Mattel and toy safety bus 250 (5 pages | 2604 words) in 2007, the mattel toy company recalled around 20 million of its toy products do to contamination of lead in the paint and safety issues dealing with parts of its products (magnets) that was manufactured in china. Toy companies, such as mattel, inc, need to recognize that “children have the right to be safe from injury when they play with toys [and parents] have the first duty to assure their safety, but most parents are not capable of judging the safety or danger of a toy designed for their child.
Mattel’s pursuit of health and safety excellence, an integral component of the responsible supply chain commitment, stresses the importance of practicing safety first, last and always we believe that a strong safety culture is the bedrock of a successful supply chain. Mattel and toy safety bus 250 prof j reece amanda wagoner november 18, 2013 mattel and toy safety mattel is an american based toy manufacture that was founded in 1945 by harold matt matson and elliot handler. Hazardous mattel toy recalls mattel apologized to the chinese government last week for a round of toy recalls that have tarnished the “made in china” label the fact that the apology was made in-person by one of the toy giant’s top executives underscores how important china is to mattel’s bottom line.
The consumer product safety improvement act (cpsia) requires third-party testing of nearly every object intended for a child's use, and was passed in response to several toy recalls in 2007 for. Mattel should continue to identify possible problems, enforce strict manufacturing regulations to produce safe toys, reassure consumers that child safety and product safety is the bottom line, and collaborate with international suppliers and government agencies to ensure public well-being. Analyzing the mattel’s voluntary recall history in us and canada from 2000 to 2007 in the exhibit 3 (source: unsafe for children: mattel’s toy recalls and supply chain management: gs-63), most of the recalls resulted from defective designing products that could cause injury to children. In this paper, mattel’s toy safety behaviors and its social responsibilities are going to be addressed in light of the crisis faced by the company due to the product recall. Running head: mattel safety 1 case study: mattel and toy safety betty senesac bus250: corporate and social responsibility instructor: yamile bandera july 29th, 2013 mattel safety 2 case study: mattel and toy safety while reading the mattel and toy safety case it demonstrated to america what quality we need an organization to be and that is legitimate.
Mattel and toy safety mattel, the world’s largest toys company, had been faced with some rough challenges due to some safety scandals revolving toy design and manufacturing in china during august 2007 mattel was forced to extremely recall toys due to loose magnets and excess lead found in some of the mattel toys that posed immediate danger. Mattel, inc is a global leader in designing and manufacturing toys and family products well-known for brands such as barbie, fisher-price, disney, hot wheels, matchbox, tyco, cabbage patch kids. Mattel also has recalled certain toys featuring preschool characters, including dora the explorer, big bird and elmo the flurry of recalls has prompted a political outcry along with scrutiny of mattel's safety oversight procedures and questions about the effectiveness of us regulators. Baby toy safety seems like common sense—until you think about everything those little hands grab onto (and stuff in their mouth) the following expert advice can help keep your baby safe during playtime. Toy safety standards around the world listed below are international standards for toys & children's products as identified and maintained by the us toy industry association in its role as icti secretariat.
For general recall information on any consumer product, and for earlier mattel recalls & safety alerts, please visit wwwrecallsgov the links below service recalls & safety alerts for us and canadian consumers only for global toys and children’s products with protective plastic film. Welcome to the banned toy museum our goal is to entertain and to educate exhibits at the banned toy museum display toys that someone says you can't have these toys were taken off the market because they were a serious safety hazard. Toy safety is the practice of ensuring that toys, especially those made for children, are safe, usually through the application of set safety standardsin many countries, commercial toys must be able to pass safety tests in order to be sold in the us, some toys must meet national standards, while other toys may not have to meet a defined safety standard. Recall details & toy listings fisher-price has announced that we will be providing safety replacements/fixes for four products find out more information here: wwwservicemattelcom we want to reassure parents that our products are overwhelmingly safe.
Mattel recalled 9 million chinese-made toys tuesday, including polly pocket play sets and batman action figures, because of dangers to children from lead paint or tiny magnets that could be swallowed. Mattel and toy safety read case eight, mattel and toy safety (provided at the bottom of this page) this case describes the 2007 mattel toy recalls, which were in response to findings that several children’s toys were coated in lead-based paint. Mattel, the world’s largest toy maker, has recalled two million toys sold in the uk, saying they posed a safety risk full list of products recalled in the uk in what is believed to be one of.