CPSC Says Consumer Lead Testing Kits Are A Complete Waste Of Time

CPSC Says Consumer Lead Testing Kits Are A Complete Waste Of Time

The CPSC has announced the results of a special investigation into the effectiveness of home lead testing kits. The verdict? Don’t waste your time.

Should You Test Your Children's Toys For Lead? No.

Should You Test Your Children's Toys For Lead? No.

The Times is reporting that some overzealous parents are manually testing their children’s toys for lead. Take Andrew Jones, a well meaning but admittedly paranoid father to a 3-year-old:

Like many parents, Mr. Jones said he was suspicious of all of his daughter’s toys now that millions of items for children have been recalled for high levels of lead.