SOURCE: Action Products International, Inc.

February 09, 2006 11:55 ET

Action Products Int'l Chosen to 'Close the Week' and Welcome Toy Fair to NYC at NASDAQ MarketSite

On the Eve of The 2006 Int'l Toy Fair in NYC Company Will Ring NASDAQ's Closing Bell Friday, Feb. 10

NEW YORK, NY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 9, 2006 -- Action Products International, Inc. (NASDAQ: APII), a leading toy designer and manufacturer of educational and positive, non-violent branded toys has been selected to "ring the bell" that marks the closing of trading at NASDAQ on Friday, February 10, marking the opening weekend of The 2006 Int'l Toy Fair. This 104th Toy Fair will be kicking off at Javits center in NY this Sunday.

Action Products has been listed over 20 years on the NASDAQ. The company has raised millions of dollars dedicated to offering educating non-violent toys.

Managing a 12-brand portfolio, Ronald Kaplan, Chair, said, "It is an honor to be recognized by NASDAQ. They truly have the small growth company in mind. Action Products was fortunate to be picked at this time in conjunction with the excitement of Toy Fair."


About Action Products International, Inc.

Action Products International, Inc, based in Orlando, Florida, is a toy manufacturer, emphasizing educational and positive play brands, including JAY JAY THE JET PLANE Wooden Adventure System, the I DIG™ series, Space Voyagers® "The most authentic Space Toys on the Earth," ToddWorld™ soft play toys, Climb@Tron™ window-climbing robots, Curiosity Kits® and I MADE THAT™ plus others. Its products are marketed and sold to toy stores, specialty retailers, Internet retailers, museums, zoos, theme parks, attractions, catalog companies and education markets in the United States and worldwide.

Visit the Company's web sites at www.apii.com and www.imadethat.com and www.curiositykits.com

Any statements that are not historical facts contained in this release are forward-looking statements. It is possible that the assumptions made by management for purposes of such statements may not materialize. Actual results may differ materially from those projected or implied in any forward-looking statements. Such statements may involve risks and uncertainties, including but not limited to those relating to product demand, pricing, market acceptance, the effect of economic conditions, intellectual property rights, the outcome of competitive products, risks in product development, the results of financing efforts, the ability to complete transactions, and other factors discussed from time to time in the Company's Securities and Exchange Commission filings. The Company undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statement for events or circumstances after the date on which such statement is made.

Contact Information

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    Ray Oliver
    Investor Relations Officer
    407/481-8007 extension 723

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    SBW Alliance Group
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