Consumer Product Safety

Press release 2006.12.13 [NITE Warns: Desk Pad may pose Skin Lesions Hazard]

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NITE Warns: Desk Pad may pose Skin Lesions Hazard

National Institute of Technology and Evaluation
Life and Welfare Technology Center
December 13, 2006

The National Institute of Technology and Evaluation (NITE) today issued a press release on a safety alert concerning a skin lesions hazard caused by desk pads.

1. Press release

Release date:
December 13, 2006
Title:
Safety Alert - Desk Pad may pose Skin Lesions Hazard
Publisher:
Life and Welfare Technology Center
Summary:
NITE has released a NITE Alert concerning accidents involving skin lesions caused by desk pads. The causative substances were investigated and identified by NITE. Since NITE investigations have determined the cause, and in view of the popularity of the relevant product, with a sales volume of 360,000 units, NITE is calling for consumers' attention to avoid the hazard.

2. Reference

NITE Consumer Product Safety website
Searchable database on Accident information and Company announcements

For more information;
National Institute of Technology and Evaluation (NITE)
Product Safety Technology Center, Product Safety Investigation Division

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