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Consumer service toy safety campaign

In the run-up to Christmas, the consumer protection service will be carrying out inspections at toy shops and other outlets to promote safety, particularly of children.

In an announcement on Friday, the ministry of commerce’s consumer protection service said that starting from Monday through to December 18, officials will be carrying out checks at more than 100 retail sales outlets islandwide in order to locate and withdraw toys that are either dangerous or do not comply with safety rules.

An information campaign will also be held for businesses and consumers el. As part of the campaign, an information leaflet with advice on a safe Christmas has been posted on the service’s website. Also available on the website is information regarding dangers from small items for under three-year olds, with advice on how to check against such risks.

For more information consumers and businesses can contact then following:

Central offices, Nicosia: Tel 22200930

Limassol district office: Tel 25819150

Larnaca/Famagusta district office: Tel 24816160

Paphos district office Tel 26804613

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