Posted by: Chloe Schwabe | April 7, 2008

Lead in Toy Easter Eggs

eggI was outraged when I opened my email on Good Friday and learned that the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recalled plastic Easter eggs and bunny hair clips due to lead levels in the paint greater than the federal standards of 600 parts per million (ppm). I thought it was good that the CPSC recalled the products but angry that lead was in the products at all. It was a reminder to me that indeed we are still living in Good Friday times when the most vulnerable members of our society, the children, are potentially put at risk by the products that parents purchase with good and loving intentions. Read more.

 

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