House Panel Probes Cadmium Concerns At Retailers

Law360, New York (April 19, 2010, 1:32 PM EDT) -- Top Democrats on the House Energy and Commerce Committee are calling for major retailers to detail the steps they are taking to stop selling children's products containing cadmium, a toxic metal for which Congress and several states are weighing strong new restrictions.

Energy and Commerce Committee chairman Henry Waxman, D-Calif., and oversight subcommittee chairman Bart Stupak, D-Mich., sent letters dated Friday to the chief officers of Wal-Mart Stores Inc., Claire's Stores Inc. and Dollar N More Inc., asking to be briefed on the retailers' efforts to...
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