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Bill Banning Chemical In Baby Toys Heads To Governor

Law360 (September 5, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- California lawmakers on Tuesday introduced the first legislation in the United States that would ban a controversial chemical in plastic baby toys that may cause liver diseases, mental disabilities and other deleterious effects.

The bill, which bans certain phthalates in toys and child-care products for children younger than 3 years old, was approved by the California Senate and must now be signed off on by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger.

It was introduced by San Francisco Assemblywoman Fiona Ma, who has long been a proponent of regulating the...
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