Toy and Baby Product Manufacturers

Always ask if the item contains any natural rubber or natural rubber latex.
(Synthetic latex and synthetic rubber do not contain the proteins to which latex allergic individuals react.)

Company Phone # E-mail/Online Contact Form
American Girl (Mattel) 1-800-360-1861
Applause (Russ Berrie) 1-800-272-7877 contact form
Avent America 1-800-54-AVENT contact form
Baby Trend 1-800-328-7363 contact form
Battat Incorporated 1-800-247-6144
Briarpatch 1-800-232-7427
BRIO ** 1-888-274-6869
Century (Graco) 1-800-837-4044 contact form
Cosco (Dorel) 1-800-544-1108 contact form
Crayola (Binney & Smith) 1-800-CRAYOLA contact form
Creative Playthings 1-800-24-SWING
Creativity For Kids (Faber-Castell) 1-800-311-8684
Curiosity Kits 1-800-584-KITS
Discovery Toys 1-800-426-4777
Educational Insights 1-800-995-4436
Evenflo Products 1-800-233-5921
The First Years 1-800-317-3194
Fisher-Price (Mattel) 1-800-432-KIDS  
Gerber 1-800-4-GERBER contact form
Gerry Baby (Evenflo) 1-800-233-5921
Gopher Sport 1-800-533-0446
Graco 1-800-345-4109 contact form
Hasbro 1-800-255-5516 contact form
HearthSong 1-800-533-4397 contact form
Hedstrom 1-800-765-9665
ImagiPLAY * 1-800-882-0217
International Playthings 1-800-445-8347
Kenner (Hasbro) 1-800-752-9755 contact form
KidKraft 1-800-933-0771
Kids II   contact form
Kimberly-Clark 1-800-737-4123
Klutz 1-800-558-8944
K’NEX Industries 1-800-KID-KNEX contact form
Kolcraft Enterprises 1-800-453-7673
Lauri 1-800-451-0520
LeapFrog Enterprises 1-800-701-LEAP  
Learning Curve 1-800-704-TOYS
Learning Journey International 1-877-839-3969
Learning Resources 1-888-800-7893
Lego Systems 1-800-422-5346 contact form
Little Tikes (Newell Rubbermaid) 1-800-321-0183 contact form
Mattel 1-800-524-TOYS  
Mega Bloks 1-800-465-MEGA
Milton Bradley (Hasbro) 1-888-836-7025 contact form
Ohio Art 1-800-800-3141
Parker Bros. (Hasbro) 1-888-836-7025 contact form
PlanToys **  
Playmates Toys  
Playmobil 1-800-PLAYMOBIL  
Playskool (Hasbro) 1-800-PLAYSKL contact form
Playtex 1-800-222-0453  
Power Wheels (Mattel) 1-800-348-0751  
Pressman 1-800-800-0298
Rawlings Sporting Goods 1-800-RAWLING contact form
RoseArt 1-800-CRAYONS
Safety 1st 1-800-544-1108 contact form
Sanford 1-800-323-0749 contact form
Sanrio 1-800-759-6454
Sassy (Russ Berrie)  
Shelcore 1-800-777-0453  
Spalding Sports 1-800-SPALDING
Step2 Company 1-800-347-8372
Tiger Electronics (Hasbro) 1-800-TIGER-ED contact form
Tiny Love 1-888-TINY-LOVE
Tomy Corporation 1-800-859-TOMY
Toy Biz (Marvel) 1-800-634-7539
Toymax (Jakks Pacific) 1-800-222-9060
Toysmith 1-800-356-0474
Tyco Industries (Mattel) 1-800-367-8926  
Tyco Preschool (Mattel) 1-800-488-8697  
VTech Industries 1-800-521-2010
Wilson Team Sports 1-800-333-8326

* ImagiPLAY wooden toys are all made from plantation-grown rubberwood.

** Plantation rubberwood (Hevea brasiliensis) and natural latex glue are used in the production of Plan Toys.

Table of Contents

Latex Allergy Links — Main Menu

Latex Allergy Links Message Board

Toys & Baby Products — Manufacturers’ Phone Numbers

Latex Gloves in Food Operations PDF
Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services Sep 07 2001

Ever more complex;
Lawsuits and increasing regulation mount as argument over NR latex policies rages

Miles Moore Rubber & Plastics News Jul 30 2001

Living With Latex: Where to be alert for latex
Medical University of South Carolina Children’s Hospital

Handle with care
Ben Van Houten Restaurant Business Aug 01 2000

Allergenic Cross-Reactivity of Latex and Foods
Greer Labs Technical Bulletin #10 Jan 05 2000

Latex Allergy: Another Real Y2K Issue
Lisa M. Jennings, RN CRRN Rehabilitation Nursing Jul/Aug 1999

Potential for Allergy to Natural Rubber Latex Gloves and other Natural Rubber Products
OSHA Technical Information Bulletin Apr 12 1999

Looking Out for Latex
Sandra A. Holmes Science and Children Feb 1999

The Vow of Silence
Marianne McAndrew Journal of Nursing Administration Feb 1999

The legal implications of latex allergy
Peter Kohn RN Jan 1999

Latex Allergy: Everyone’s Concern
Lawrence D. Duffield, DDS Journal of the Michigan Dental Association Jun 1998

Allergen Content of Latex Gloves.
A Market Surveillance Study of Medical Gloves Used in Finland in 1997

Palosuo, Turjanmaa, & Reinikka-Railo

User Facility Reporting Bulletin
selected articles FDA Fall 1997

Latex Allergy Alert
Christine Ozment Exceptional Parent Oct 1997

Latex gloves hand health workers a growing worry
Margaret Veach American Medical News Oct 13 1997

Living with Latex
Lisa Legge Nursing Minnesota Aug 1997

Research Review:
Association between latex sensitization and repeated latex exposure in children

Victoria M. Steelman RN, PhD(c), CNOR AORN Journal Jul 1997

Latex allergy: How safe are your gloves?
Kenneth K. Meyer, MD, FACS and Donald H. Beezhold, PhD
American College of Surgeons Bulletin Jul 1997

User Facility Reporting Bulletin
FDA Spring 1997

Latex allergy among staff poses major headache for hospitals
Meredith Goad Press Herald Portland, ME May 06 1997

Oregon picks up latex glove controversy
Patrick O’Neill The Oregonian Portland, OR Apr 21 1997

Facilities react to growing number of allergies to latex
Linda L. Mullen South Bend Tribune South Bend, IN Apr 13 1997

Growing number of HCW’s developing dangerous reactions to latex
Liz Kowalczyk The Patriot Ledger Quincy, MA Apr 01 1997

Shriners Hospital Stops Using Latex
Pat Cahill Springfield Union Springfield, MA Mar 07 1997

Latex Allergy and Contraception
The Contraception Report Patient Update Mar 1997

Is Latex Paint Hazardous To Latex Allergy Sufferers?
Don Groce Latex Allergy News Oct 1996

Cotton, Nylon, Lycra Spandex and Allergies
Don Groce Latex Allergy News Sep 1996

Paving, Asphalt, Tires & Latex Allergies
Don Groce Latex Allergy News Aug 1996

Special Bulletin: Latex Allergy
American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

Q & A: Latex Allergies
American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

Preguntas y Respuestas: Alergias al Látex
Asociación Americana de Alergia, Asma e Inmunología

Latex Allergy Survival Kit
Nancy Mitchell 1996

Downloadable/Printable Latex Allergy Signs
For personal, non-commercial use only

Pre-1996 FDA documents
Miscellaneous legislative and other documents
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