New Toy Safety Standards Become Law

From lunchboxes and backpacks to baby cribs and toy figurines, a lengthy effort to make children's products safer has finally cleared the final hurdles. Mandatory federal standards will soon dictate how many children's products are made before they can be sold in stores. On Thursday, the president signed into law an expansive consumer product safety measure that includes, among many elements, tough new standards for lead and chemicals in products meant for kids younger than 12. It also calls...Full Story
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