Consumer Reports Finds "Troubling" Levels Of Lead In Unrecalled Fisher-Price Toy

Consumer Reports Finds "Troubling" Levels Of Lead In Unrecalled Fisher-Price Toy

Consumer Reports is busy testing lead levels in children’s toys that are not on any recall list just to see if they are safe. They’re nice like that.

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.

Winne-The-Pooh Playsets Are Contaminated With Lead, Not Honey

Winne-The-Pooh Playsets Are Contaminated With Lead, Not Honey

Winnie-the-Pooh is the latest character to fall victim to the lead toy contamination epidemic, according to the CPSC, which recalled the playsets yesterday.

Environmental Group Says Curious George Doll Is Tainted With Lead

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.

Target, Limited Too and Dollar General Quietly Pulling Lead Contaminated Items Off Shelves

Target, Limited Too and Dollar General Quietly Pulling Lead Contaminated Items Off Shelves

According to the NYT, Target, Limited Too and Dollar General have located additional products that are contaminated with lead, but no recalls have been announced by the CPSC.

Disney, Toys 'R Us To Begin Random Testing Of Toys

Disney, Toys 'R Us To Begin Random Testing Of Toys

Disney is a name a lot of parents trust, so it came as a surprise to many that toys and jewelry featuring Disney characters would be recalled for lead contamination. The jewelry seen here, for example, was recalled for lead contamination after being sold at mall outlets like The Limited, Too.

Lawsuit Says Mattel Should Pay For Lead Testing

Lawsuit Says Mattel Should Pay For Lead Testing

A lawsuit filed Monday asks Mattel to pay for lead testing to determine if children have been exposed to lead from the millions of recalled toys.