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    3 February 2016
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    1 February 2016
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    Jo - Your Question:Hi,I intend to add "teething rings" to my product range, wooden rings with fabric "ears" that can be removed…
    25 January 2016
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    My 1 yr old received an animal rocker as a present, it has no CE marking anywhere on it, it has no label attached at all, the…
    24 January 2016
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    18 January 2016
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