The Directorate of Standards and Metrology at the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism seized more than 2,600 illegal games. The inspection was made to 120 shops in the Kingdom of Bahrain.
The Director of Standardization & Metrology Mrs. Mona Alalawi indicated that during the last two months of April and May the directorate conducted an inspection campaign to targeted products including slime and battery operated toys without a proper lid as those toys contains harmful chemicals to children.
The Directorate of Standards and Metrology calls all traders to ensure importing safe toys that comply with Gulf technical regulations on children toys. The role of parents is important in selecting safe toys, taking into account the instructions and warnings shown on the products and the games should be selected according to the age of the child or used under their supervision.