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Time to stop taxing baby products, says NDP

April 2016, Canada – A New Democrat MP has introduced a private member’s bill in the House of Commons that would eliminate the federal tax on certain baby products. Christine Moore, MP for the Quebec riding of Abitibi—Témiscamingue, says the bill would recognize things such as diapers, baby bo (...)

Children’s products: safety regulations governing rattles and magnet sets

April 2016, USA – Through the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) and other federal statutes, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has promulgated regulations governing the manufacture and sale of children’s products in the United States.1 One of the primary risks re (...)

CEN and CENELEC Work Programme 2016

January 2016, European standards in the area of childcare products are expected to prevent accidents and injuries, whilst ensuring an appropriate balance between safety and other considerations (such as children’s development and enjoyment). In 2016, the main area of focus in 2016 will be nursery fu (...)

Parliament consult Cuddledry on small business policy

10/2015 – Cuddledry Ltd were selected to participate in a panel at the House of Commons this week advising the Select Committee on Business, Innovation and Skills in connection with the Committee’s inquiry into the government’s Productivity Plan. Helen Wooldridge, co-founder and co-director, a (...)

China’s New Child Policy Lifts Baby Product Stocks, Sinks Condom Maker

10/2015 – HONG KONG – Shares of companies that make diapers, baby strollers and infant formula got a boost Friday from China’s decision to scrap its one-child policy. But for the maker of a popular brand of condoms, it was not the brightest of days. Investors are betting on a bump (...)

Global Baby Bottle Sterilizers Market 2015-2019

10/2015 – NEW YORK, The baby care products market is a sensitive market due to the emotional value attached to such products, including baby bottle sterilizers. Parents are always concerned about getting the best and safest products for their children. Thus, marketing strategies involve emotio (...)

Child safety seats used improperly 80 per cent of the time: Transport Canada

TORONTO – Parents know they should use safety seats to restrain their children in cars and the law requires it: but most mothers, fathers and caregivers aren’t doing the job properly, according to Transport Canada. Auto accidents account for the largest number of child deaths; but the agency s (...)