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BANNED TOYS
(2007-11-28)
(wgvu) - THE STATE SENATE HAS PASSED LEGISLATION
BANNING THE SALE OF TOYS WITH HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES SUCH AS LEAD
PAINT.
THE BILL'S SPONSOR SAYS STEPS TAKEN NATIONALLY TO CURB THE
PROBLEM HAVEN'T OCCURRED QUICKLY ENOUGH.
LEGISLATION SENT TO THE HOUSE BARS PEOPLE FROM MANUFACTURING,
SELLING, EXCHANGING OR OFFERING FOR SALE CERTAIN TOYS CONTAMINATED
WITH TOXIC SUBSTANCES.
THERE HAVE BEEN A NUMBER OF HIGH-PROFILE RECALLS OF CHINESE
IMPORTS, INCLUDING TOYS CONTAINING LEAD PAINT.
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