Calif. AG Warns Sears, Others Over Lead-Tainted Toys

Law360, New York (November 17, 2009, 5:28 PM EST) -- California's attorney general has targeted several major retailers — including Wal-Mart Stores Inc., Target Corp. and Sears Roebuck & Co. — for selling children's products that contain illegally high levels of lead, advising the stores to pull the products immediately.

Attorney General Edmund Brown Jr. sent letters Friday to Wal-Mart, Target, Sears, TJX Cos. Inc.-owned TJ Maxx, Walgreen Co. and Tuesday Morning Corp., identifying specific items purchased at the companies' California stores with lead levels that exceed the limits in the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act,...
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