LEAD IN TOYS 

Gov't Agency Vote Means Lower Lead in Toys

Credit: Getty Images WASHINGTON (AP) - The amount of lead allowed in toys and other children's products sold in the U.S. will soon be reduced to one of the lowest limits in the world. The move was praised by consumer advocates but...The amount of lead allowed in toys and other children's products sold in the U.S. will soon be reduced to one of the lowest limits in the world.

Toys R Us setting higher safety standards

As of March 1st, toy retail giant Toys R Us is setting a tighter standard on the amount of lead allowed in toys made exclusively for the chain. The company also said by the end of 2008 all infant products sold at Toys R Us and Babies R Us stores in...

Product Recall: Thomas & Friends, Curious George Tops and Pails

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Schylling Associates Inc., of Rowley, Mass.have announced a voluntary recall of Spinning Tops and Tin Pails. Can you guess why? Of course, it is due to excessive levels of lead paint in the Chinese made...

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