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. Mattel's recall of more than 10 million toys in the us over the past three weeks has done more than focus attention on the company's wide array of products, which include such household names as. Find the best selection of collectible toys at mattel shop shop for the latest collector dolls, action figures, cars, vehicles and more today.
The recalls came nearly two weeks after mattel inc, the nation’s largest toy-maker, recalled 15 million fisher-price infant toys worldwide, which were also made in china, because of possible. Mattel toy recalls legal help if your child has suffered damages in this lead poisoning case, please contact a lawyer involved in a possible [mattel toy recalls lawsuit] who will review your case at no cost or obligation request legal help now add your comment on this story. This list includes mattel recalls & safety alerts announced since august 4, 1998 for general recall information on any consumer product, and for earlier mattel recalls & safety alerts, toys and children’s products with protective plastic film 07/28/2011.
Mattel inc, the world's largest toy maker, is nursing a black-eye after a series of high profile recalls this summer but many industry experts think mattel's long-term prospects are sound. Mattel believes that product quality and safety is the most valuable asset and children’s health and safety is their primary concern history mattel was formed in 1963 based out of california and dedicated itself solely to the toy industry in 1984. Mattel (mat), the world's largest toymaker, announced on aug 14 an expanded product recall, involving vehicles based on the hit movie cars that had lead paint on them, as well as barbie, polly.
Mattel toy recall the 2007 mattel toy recall research about mattel mattel, ³the world¶s premiere toy company,´ began in southern california in a garage workshop that manufactured picture frames. Fisher-price toys with lead paint hazard recall fisher-price, in cooperation with the united states consumer product safety commission is voluntarily recalling a limited number of nickelodeon and sesame street painted toys produced by one specific contract manufacturer during a narrow timeframe. See how we inspire wonder through global toy brands like barbie®, fisher-price®, hot wheels®, american girl®, mega™, and more. Mattel's latest us toy recall includes a quarter-million sarge toy cars from the walt disney co movie cars that are believed to contain dangerous levels of lead paint four other items.
Mattel blames the most recent recall on a practice that may be all-too-familiar to engineers with experience manufacturing in china – namely, a vendor’s furtive change in materials or manufacturing processes2. Mattel recalled 9 million chinese-made toys tuesday, including polly pockets play sets and batman action figures, because of dangers to children from lead paint or tiny magnets that could be. Hawthorne, calif (january 11) -- mattel, inc, in cooperation with the us consumer product safety commission (cpsc), today announced that it has voluntarily initiated a missile mail-in campaign to reduce the possibility of accidents which might occur in connection with four of its battlestar galactica space toys. The magnet recall was unusually large because it includes toys sold as far back as 2002, before mattel changed its design to encase the magnets in plastic to make them more secure perhaps it was convenient for mattel to issue the magnet recall at the same time as its much smaller lead-paint recalls. 2007 mattel, inc recall mattel, inc, one of the world’s largest toy companies, established a voluntary code of conduct entitled the global manufacturing principles (gmp) in november of 1997.
Published: mon, 08 may 2017 i introduction : mattel toy recall 2007 case study about mattel in 1945, ruth and elliot handler and harold “matt” matson form a partnership called mattel creations in southern california in a garage workshop that manufactured picture frames and dollhouse furniture. Find the coolest toys from kid's favorite brands at mattel shop browse the best children's toys, dolls, action figures, games, playsets and more today. The recalls sparked intense criticism of mattel and its chinese supply chain, despite the fact that more than 85 percent of the recalled toys were due to design problems (magnets), not the result of improper manufacturing (use of lead paint. The official website for your favorite mattel toys and games including barbie, american girl, fisher-price, hot wheels, monster high, mega, uno, and many more.
Mattel recalls magnetic play sets mattel, inc announced a massive recall today of magnet play sets and die cast cars it is the second recall by the toy giant in as many weeks. Most of mattel’s toy manufacturing is done through outsourcing, mainly in china (about 65%) in 2007, at the time of the product recalls, mattel was the. ‘mattel and the toy recalls’ (case a) related information: mattel, inc is a toy manufacturing company founded in 1945 with headquarters in el segundo, california in 2010, it ranked #387 on the fortune 500. In the august 14 recall, mattel decided to head off another potential safety problem by recalling 18m toys with magnets that could hurt children if they became dislodged and were ingested.
On august 14, 2007, the us consumer product safety commission (cpsc) in cooperation with mattel announced five different recalls of mattel's toys on september 4, mattel announced three more. A class-action lawsuit requests that mattel pay for testing of any children who are at risk of lead poisoning from its toys the lawsuit wishes to make mattel responsible for establishing a fund that would pay for children to be tested for lead poisoning. The ceo of mattel inc insisted tuesday that his company has rigorous standards and apologized as the company was forced to recall millions of toys for the second time in two weeks. Mattel recalled toys from worldwide for two significant reasons: high led-content paint or potentially hazardous level of lead within the material, and toy contain small, powerful magnet could dislodge or swallowed.