This list includes mattel recalls & safety alerts announced since august 4, 1998 magtastik and magnetix jr preschool magnetic toys recall 11/06/2007. Ms nord announced the recall of several toys manufactured in china and imported by mattel to the us. Published august 14, 2007 associated press facebook0 twitter0 email print new york – toy-making giant mattel inc (mat) issued recalls.
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. When mattel recalled lead-tainted toys in august and earlier this month, the company was quick to blame its suppliers in china it was as if. August 15, 2007 | 9:00am mattel yesterday recalled 95 million chinese-made toys because of high levels of lead paint or tiny magnets that turn seemingly.
Analysis: the company admits that most of its toy recalls were due to its own design flaws, not chinese manufacturers lesson: mattel needs china as much as china needs mattel office in beijing friday, sept 21, 2007. Free essay: briana jones john a caltagirone opmg 486 november 18, 2014 mattel toy recalls summary mattel incorporated is now. In august 2007, millions of chinese exported toys made by mattel have been recalled due to overdoses of lead paint such products.
Mattel's recall of chinese-made toys could lead to many, many more clip8/16/ 2007 mattel recalls a massive amount of lead-contaminated toys imported from. The world's largest toy maker, mattel inc, apologized on friday for damaging china's reputation after recent massive recalls of its chinese-made toys, admitting it targeted some goods that were september 21, 2007 / 2:20 am / 11 years ago. Mattel issued several recalls of chinese-made toys in 2007, several of which were highly toys from china accounted for 98% of us toy recalls in 2007.
Mattel on tuesday recalled a total of 436,000 chinese-made toys that had lead paint prompts mattel to recall 967,000 toys aug 2, 2007. 21, 2007 us toy giant mattel issued an extraordinary apology to china on friday over the recall of chinese-made toys, saying most of the. Mattel inc's recalls of 21 million potentially hazardous toys took a toll on the company's third-quarter october 16, 2007|andrea chang | times staff writer. According to mattel, all the toys were made by a contract manufacturer in china the recall, the second biggest this year involving toys, covers.
Lead-triggered toy recalls were rare, but not unheard of in the united states, with as a result, mattel wound up with 3 lead paint–triggered toy recalls in 2007. The first recall of toys on august 1, 2007, mattel had to recall almost 15 million toys that were made in china over 80 toys contained potentially dangerous.
An article about the latest toy recall incorrectly identified the mattel wrote: “in june 2007, we were made aware of a few incidents regarding. Mattel ceo bob eckert posted a video apology for the millions of lead-tainted and faulty magnet toys they were forced to recall in it, he. In august and september 2007, mattel made a series of product recalls, totaling more than 20 million toys the recalls were for excessive lead and for magnets.