03/28/2008 02:45 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

EU: China Making Progress On Toy Safety

China has made "considerable progress" in tackling exports of dangerous toys and other products after a string of recalls, the European Union's consumer affairs chief said, backing down from threats of a ban.

Consumer Protection Commissioner Meglena Kuneva on Thursday also proposed measures for EU business and governments to reduce the risk of dangerous goods entering the market.

"In this world you cannot give 100 percent guarantees. But you can make sure the system is fit for the purpose," she said.

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