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Safe Toys Coalition

The "Safe Toys Coalition" aims to protect children's health by striving for a world free of toxic and unsafe toys

| WECF Campaign

Countries: international
Donors: WECF; European Commission DG-Environment
Partners: WECF Germany, WECF France, WECF Netherlands, Eco Accord
Issues: Chemicals & Health
Duration: 05/2010 - 01/2013

New coalition created for safer toys: WECF and Eco Accord, alongside a group of international health and environment non-governmental organisations have formed a new working group to ensure safe toys for the healthy future of children.

The “Safe Toys Coalition” aims to protect children’s health by striving for a world free of toxic and unsafe toys. They address decision makers, producers, retailers and the public on national, regional and international level and help consumers to make informed decisions about the products they buy.

The coalition has set out the following aims for the first year of the campaign:

  • To promote their mission at events on national and international level (such as the international toy fair in Nuremberg, the SAICM working group on chemicals in products, the re-opening of the discussion on endocrine disruptors in the EU toys directive etc.),
  • To call on national governments for safer, toxic-free toys,
  • To establish a joint work plan of activities,
  • To publish and disseminate the consumer guide on safe toys (already available in 6 languages on the WECF site).

If you are working in the area of children’s environment and health and would like to become part of the Safe Toys Coalition please send at email to Alexandra Caterbow.

Read more about the safe toys coalition here

Sate Toys Coalition consists of the following NGOs: Eco Accord, Baltic Environmental Forum, Arnika, Clean up Greece, Journalists for children and women rights and environmental protection, Ekoloji Tarazlig, WECF.

The new website will be live soon, with links to documents and publications, activities of NGOs on toys www.safetoyscoalition.org.

To join the Safe Toys listserve please click here.

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