Tag: "Lead Exposure Hazard"
Lipstick. Many women across the world won’t leave home without it. It is as common of a staple as sugar or bread. But there is something that you may not know about your favorite cosmetic…it probably contains lead.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Elegant Gifts Mart Inc, today announced a voluntary recall of about 1,600 Children’s chairs and 1,300 stools because the yellow surface paint on the metal frame of the children’s chairs and stools contains excessive levels of lead which is prohibited under federal law.
According to a new report by Consumer’s Reports, parents may need to begin worrying about more than just the safety of children’s toys and food. Common items, such as children’s hair barrettes, jewelry, and even rain coats, may contain hazardous metals that are dangerous for children.
The U.S. CPSC, today announced a voluntary recall of about 19,000 Best Friends Charm Bracelet Sets because the he heart lock charms attached to the bracelets contain high levels of cadmium. Cadmium is toxic if ingested by children and can cause adverse health effects.
Health Canada has recalled over 6,200 Valentine charm bracelets yesterday after testing showed they were made of almost pure lead.
Toymaker Blip Toys are recalling 15,000 Nature Wonders HD Pinto Horse toys due to high levels of lead paint.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission yesterday announced a voluntary recall of about 204,000 “Big Rex and Friends” Cloth Books because a red plastic dot sewn in the book contains high levels of lead.
RC2 Corp, a toy company that imported and sold Thomas & Friends toys imported from China, has agreed to pay a $1.25 million settlement on lead contaminated toys.