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Trading Standards give parents Halloween costume warning
PARENTS buying Halloween costumes are urged to be careful by Trading Standards.
The county council’s team has warned of problems reported to it in previous years including extremely flammable costumes and dangerous plastic teeth.
Among the issues include fake fangs with above a safe limit of a type of plastic which can cause reproductive problems in later life if used by children, and make-up which can cause skin problems.
Trading Standards has also teamed up with police in asking shops to be vigilant when selling fireworks, eggs and flour.
- To keep safe during Halloween visit Essex Police's 2Smart website.
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