CPSC Hearing Tackles Lead In Children's Toys

Law360, New York (February 16, 2011, 2:50 PM EST) -- Doctors, engineers and consumer advocates told the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission on Wednesday that a planned limit of 100 parts per million on lead in children’s toys would not only be feasible but would pay public health dividends.

Toy manufacturers shot back during the hearing that a 100 parts per million limit would result in great and unnecessary costs to the toy industry and that it would be based on unproven science and consumer advocate scare tactics.

The commission's public hearing in Bethesda, Md., was...
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