December is Safe Toys and Gifts Month

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Use Custom Labels from Lightning Labels to Promote Safe Toys and Gifts Month

December is a month for toys - and product safety.

Safety is important all year round, but December is an ideal month to make sure kids' gifts are properly labeled.

In December, parents and companies alike can pause to make sure the gifts their kids are receiving and the toys they are playing with are safe. It's officially Safe Toys and Gifts Month, which makes sense, given the toy-centric nature of the holiday season. December's association with toys and other presents for kids is unshakeable, and businesses that make these items should take a little time and effort to produce warning labels that adequately describe their products.

Managing the Risk

Some items are only safe presents if their recipients have reached a certain age. Others have potential risks that kids and parents should be aware of, however old they are. Printed labels clearly giving restrictions and other relevant information are essential parts of toy packaging.

While regulations on this subject must be obeyed without fail, they're only the beginning. Companies should go above and beyond requirements to show they're looking out for customers and kids.

Addressing Danger via Custom Labels

"Safety is important all year round, but December is an ideal month to make sure kids' gifts are properly labeled," said Lightning Labels Director of Business Development AnneMarie Campbell. "Custom labels can be a key safety reminder."

Companies that see an opportunity to make toy age ranges and other warnings clearer, more accurate or more visible can contact Lightning Labels to learn more about custom product labels.

About Lightning Labels:
Lightning Labels uses state-of-the-art printing technology to provide affordable, full-color custom labels and custom stickers of all shapes and sizes. From small orders for individuals to the bulk needs of big businesses, Lightning Labels is equipped to handle and fulfill custom label and sticker projects of all types. Best of all, like the name implies, Lightning Labels provides a quick turnaround for every customer's labeling needs. Uses for Lightning Labels' custom product labels and custom stickers include food packaging and organic food labels, wine and beverage labels, bath and body labels, and nutraceutical products, such as vitamins, essentials oils, and herbal remedies, as well as event stickers, adhesive window stickers and more. Lightning Labels strongly supports the development of environmentally friendly printing materials and carries EarthFirst PLA, a new kind of green label material made from corn instead of petroleum. While operating as a high-tech printer, Lightning Labels prides itself on its personalized customer service. Lightning Labels provides one stop shopping for all of your custom label needs. For more information and to place orders online, visit For the latest in packaging news and labeling promotional offers, find Lightning Labels on Twitter (@LightningLabels), Facebook, Pinterest, Google+ and LinkedIn.

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AnneMarie Campbell
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