Consumer Product Safety

Press release 2008.12.18 [NITE Warns: Prevention of accidents related to products for winter use]

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Prevention of accidents related to products for winter use

National Institute of Technology and Evaluation
Life and Welfare Technology Center
December 18, 2008

The National Institute of Technology and Evaluation (NITE) held a press briefing on the prevention of accidents involving products for winter use.

1. Press release

Release date:
December 18, 2008
Title:
Prevention of accidents related to products for winter use
Publisher:
Product Safety Technology Center
Summary:
With the onset of a full-fledged winter, NITE receives many accident reports involving products for winter use.
As a preventive measure, NITE has been promoting safety of consumers by distributing the "Mi-mamori Handbook," and a promotional brochure (winter issue).
This is to remind consumers to use these products safely as well as reminding them of products on the recall list, and to urge consumers to discontinue use of the relevant products and call the respective manufacturers/importers.
Press briefing paper in Japanese

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

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