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snookers
December 22nd, 2008, 3:11am
Why do major retailers continue to import this stuff to the U.S and sell it in their stores? Retailers know it's toxic and potentially harmful...especially to children. Finally, government is stepping in to do something. So what took them so long? This has been going on for years.

One of every three toys tested in a study of 1,500 popular children's toys contained potentially harmful levels of lead, arsenic, mercury and other dangerous chemicals, according to findings released earlier this month by the Ecology Center, an Ann Arbor, Mich.-based consumer safety organization.
http://www.forbes.com/2008/12/16/toys-product-safety-biz-commerce-cx_wp_1216toxictoys.html

Partial list of some of the most toxic toys currently in stores: http://shopping.yahoo.com/articles/yshoppingarticles/186/most-toxic-toys/

secular
December 22nd, 2008, 2:39pm
Looks like I'll be throwing out the bath letters today.