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Toys and Games: Safety

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN 75344, tabled on 16 July 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps his Department is taking to prevent unsafe toys being sold by third party sellers on online marketplaces.

Answered on

21 July 2020

The UK has a strong product safety system which requires that products, including toys, should be safe before they can be placed on the market, including those sold online.

The Office for Product Safety and Standards works proactively with major online platforms to ensure that they are playing their part in protecting UK consumers from unsafe goods.

Answered by

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
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