House Urged To Revisit Rules For Lead In Kids' Toys

Law360, New York (April 29, 2010, 5:47 PM EDT) -- Business leaders urged legislators at a hearing Thursday to amend regulations passed about two years ago regarding lead content in children's toys, saying some of the new rules are too complex, expensive to implement and fail to offer additional protection from lead poisoning.

The hearing, held by the subcommittee on commerce, trade and consumer protection in the U.S. House of Representatives, centered on the Consumer Product Safety Enhancement Act, which would amend the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008.

Business leaders contend the implementation of...
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