Florence Morning News Newspaper Archives Nov 19 1970, Page 29

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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - November 19, 1970, Florence, South CarolinaI a thumme group charges certain toys Are dangerous Washington a Al consumer organization warned wednesday that toys under Thel nation s Christmas Trees could wound electrocute or Burn chill Dren unless the government acts Consumers Union which in own product testing pct a tip Ned the government to and seize if toys the organization called most of the toy manufacture discounted the Union s charges the department of health cation and welfare whose i and drug administration 01 inti Day began Steps leading to a possible ban on four toys said it had negotiated design changes or was investigating All of the toys named by the consumer organizations. We have found no competing reason in the Accident reports available to us for declaring any of the toys an imminent Haz Slid hew. But in a joint news conference with officials of the nonprofit children s foundation Consumers Union technical director Morris Kaplan said actions Al ready taken by Fra offer no guarantee that even admittedly dangerous toys have been taken off the Market. One of the toys cited by con Sumers Union for example was the Empire Little lady oven distributed by Metal Ware co of two Rivers wis. The nation Al commission on product safety had cited the oven As a Burn Hazard because its surface temperatures reached up to 300 de Grees. Metal Ware president Wesley or urn said his firm stopped making the oven in 1966. The Fra also noted the toy a been discontinued. Kaplan Sai the Model he demonstrated at the news conference was Pur chased near cd s mount ver non n.y., Headquarters last february. Because Many toys stay ii warehouses or on shelves until they Are sold he added the government must do More than just negotiate design changes or declare the toys banned. Kaplan complained also tha the Fra s proposed such action under the 11-month old toy safety leave on the Market Well into the Christmas season. When told of hew s response to his charges Kaplan said con Sun cars Union would move Asj soon As possible to seek court action against the government. Three of the toys mentioned by Consumers Union were in the Fra s proposed ban party pack five fringed balloon Squaw kers distributed by Amer ican party favors arts Lawn darts distributed by r. B. Arts inc., and gun distributed by Ohio Art co. Cd also cited etch a sketch distributed by Ohio Art rap co Castright Metal casting sets distributed by rap co toy co. Suzy Home maker super Grill Distributee by Topper toy corp. Winnie the Pooh crib Mobile distributed by Sears Roebuck co., am the toy oven. Cd did not mention protect 0 product a musical toy rattle distributed by Reliance prod nets corp. The Fra has pro posed Banning the rattle. The toy manufacturers All de fended their products safety or cited recent changes aimed at making them safer. Roebuck said it strengthened its Mobile which Kaplan had warned was broken by a child who Cut himself on the Sharp edges. The makers of etch a sketch said a plastic cover added to the toy had solved the problem of possible cuts from broken Glass. Kaplan said he had been unable to find redesigned models of the toy in his area s toy stores As late As tuesday. The maker of the toy casting set said his firm had eliminate any Shock Hazard and identified its product As an adult but Kaplan said the package de sign a freckle Fabec youngster playing with the set. Robert Barnett president of r. H. Arts said his firm s Lawn darn game was not de signed to be sold to children it s a game for adults a family game if they want their older children to use it under super i said Barnett. Kaplan said parents had re ported one child s Skull was pierced by the darts and another lost an Eye. If they can put a ban on a game like this they should ban everything there baseball every sport there is said Barnett. Kaplan criticized the Cap gun As loud enough to damage a child s hearing. The manufacturer said he had complied with state regulations on the amount of powder used in Caps. We Una i Cut said or suit pineapple no. 2 can 39c Stokely pumpkin pie filling 303 9q can Early third t3uys for Penny Pinchin pilgrims Ouam Rorr Tom to Mew a fictive nov. It a a 21, 1970 k-49 Tidewater Cranberry sauce 300 can limit 3 with or More order please it. Olive Sweet olives salad cubes we re the friendliest store in town when your name s Piggy wiggly you just gotta v smile 49c Gerber strained baby food 3 39c mount Olive polish Kosher Dill pickles Hunt s 6 volume 12 look your Best every Day be ready for Spur of the moment Holiday parties enjoy a versatile 100% Dynel 500 wig looks like natural hair never needs setting. Just Wash dry and comb curls flip in to place. 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Of 15 14 of. Size i family size 2 lbs. White Marcal family napkins 3 of id 33c Riceland Long Grain 3 Pound bag limit 1 with or More order please Ivory soap 15c 3 Bath size bars 29c 15e drive detergent Enz Olve downy fabric softer 33 of. Size Reynolds heavy duty aluminium 25 it. Roll Piggy wiggly heavy duty aluminium giant 3 ibs. 1 of. Size with this Coupon limit 1 Coupon per Box purchased 25-ft. Roll foil Alpo meat Trio dog food j wiggly nov. Ii without a ovum of. 2 of. Cans 59c

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