Mattel toys' lead was 180 times the limit

Lead in the paint on some of the toys Mattel recalled this summer was 180 times the amount allowed by law, and Oriental Trading Co. sold jewelry that was almost 100% lead, documents released Tuesday by a congressional subcommittee show. A House Energy and Commerce panel will hold two days of hearings on the issue of lead-tainted toys and children's jewelry. It plans to question Nancy Nord, acting chairman of the Consumer Product Safety Commission, and Mattel mat CEO Robert Eckert on Wednesday....Full Story
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