News conference to release Ohio PIRG’s 27th annual Trouble in Toyland report and list of dangerous toys. The report highlights that, while product safety reforms have improved the marketplace, there are still dangerous toys on store shelves that pose a safety hazard. Ohio PIRG will also release an interactive website for safe toy shopping that consumers can access on their smart phones.
Tuesday, November 20th, 10:00 a.m.
Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Research III building
Parsons Ave. & Livingston Ave., Columbus, Ohio
Parking for media representatives is available in the parking lot on the west side of Parsons Avenue, between the Orthopedic Center at 479 Parsons Avenue and the new Research Building III. Turn west onto Children’s Crossroad from Parsons Avenue and then turn right into the parking lot. Walk across Children’s Crossroad to the Research Building III northwest entrance that faces Children’s Crossroad, where an escort will provide you access to the building.
Excellent Visuals and Examples of Hazardous Toys
Ohio PIRG, the Ohio Public Interest Research Group, is a non-profit, non-partisan public interest advocacy organization that takes on powerful interests on behalf of its members, working to win concrete results for our health and well-being.
Tabitha Woodruff, Advocate
Ohio PIRG Education Fund
Office: (614) 228-1447
Cell: (419) 575-7044
Pam Barber, Media Relations Director
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Office: (614) 355-0495
Cell: (614) 519-5130