HASBRO earns PTPA Seal of Approval

MISSISSAUGA, ON - November 27, 2012 - Hasbro Canada is thrilled to announce that the below products have been awarded the PTPA Winner’s Seal of Approval. PTPA Media has North America’s largest volunteer parent testing community, with over 40,000 parents and was rated the Most Trusted Seal by 22,000 parents.


Consumers looking for high-quality products and services can rest assured when they see the PTPA Winner’s Seal; it’s evidence of a products excellence from having been evaluated by unbiased parent testers. 

Winning products:

FURBY
KOOSH ALIEN ARCHER ball launcher
KOOSH SOLAR RECON ball launcher
KOOSH STAR SCOUT ball launcher
PLAYSKOOL SESAME STREET LOL Elmo
THE GAME OF LIFE: zAPPed
www.playskool.ca Toy Finder
ZYNGA CITYVILLE MONOPOLY Game
The above winning products were among many entries from across North America competing to earn the PTPA™ Seal. Independent parent volunteers evaluate products in their own homes to ensure that PTPA winners are chosen based on merit and consumer experience – not on commercial considerations. As a result, the PTPA Media™ Seal has quickly gained recognition as an international leader in certifying consumer products for quality, effectiveness and value. Their CEO and founder, Sharon Vinderine has appeared on nearly 50 morning shows as a reliable source for the latest and greatest in family products. The media and parents alike trust the collective opinion that PTPA Media represents.


Being honoured with the influential Seal of Approval from PTPA Media Inc. is a huge achievement for a product geared to families, children or parents. "We are thrilled to have received the seal of approval from PTPA Media for some of our new and innovative toys and games for 2012.” said Marisa Pedatella, Manager, Marketing Services for Hasbro Canada. “At PTPA Media, we are proud to play a role in certifying innovative products that families can trust,” says Sharon Vinderine, CEO and founder of PTPA Media Inc. “When consumers search for our Seal of Approval on product packaging and web sites, they are essentially searching for validation from their peers. Their peers will have objectively tested and approved these products based on their performance in a real life environment. That type of resource for families is priceless.”   


About Hasbro, Inc.

Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) is a branded play company providing children and families around the world with a wide-range of immersive entertainment offerings based on the Company’s world class brand portfolio. From toys and games, to television programming, motion pictures, video games and a comprehensive licensing program, Hasbro strives to delight its customers through the strategic leveraging of well-known and beloved brands such as TRANSFORMERS, LITTLEST PET SHOP, NERF, PLAYSKOOL, MY LITTLE PONY, G.I. JOE, MAGIC: THE GATHERING and MONOPOLY. Come see how we inspire play through our brands at www.hasbro.ca. © 2012 Hasbro, Inc. All Rights Reserved. 

Contact:
Marisa Pedatella
905-238-3374
HasbroPR@hasbro.com

 

About PTPA Media Inc.:

PTPA Media provides an objective framework for appraising and promoting new products designed to enrich family living. The company's mission is to marry innovative companies with discerning consumers, to improve consumer access to quality products and services for their families and homes.
PTPA Media Contact Information:
Janine Streiter
Tel: (905)738-1447 x.240
For more information visit www.ptpamedia.com.