Environmental Group Says Curious George Doll Is Tainted With Lead

The Center for Environmental Health says they’ve tested a Curious George doll that is currently on stores shelves and found that it contains more than “ten times the legal lead limit”, prompting Marvel Entertainment Group to stop new shipments from China.

The toy hasn’t been pulled from stores or recalled because Marvel wants to confirm the tests. “If we find a problem, we will do a recall, it’s the only appropriate thing to do,” a Marvel spokesperson said.

Caroline Cox, spokesperson for the CEH, told the Boston Globe: “”I was quite shocked. We have never seen a toy with levels so high.”

Group: Curious George doll tainted with lead [Boston Globe]
Health Group Takes Action to Get the Lead Out of Toys [CES]