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S.F. lawmaker demands ban on lead in toys

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posted on Aug, 16 2007 @ 05:07 PM
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S.F. lawmaker demands ban on lead in toys


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(08-16) 12:35 PDT SAN FRANCISCO -- A Bay Area legislator who is already sponsoring a "toxic toy" bill in the state Legislature told a federal agency Thursday that if it doesn't step up and ban lead in children's products as promised by the end of the year, she will introduce a measure to protect Californians in January.

Fiona Ma, D-San Francisco, sent a letter to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, the agency responsible for regulating harmful chemicals in consumer products, demandi
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posted on Aug, 16 2007 @ 05:07 PM
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Im just a bit shocked here that this type of legislation is not already in place. There is no doubt about the harm lead can cause to children. As aparent who has had several toys recalled as of late place the blame firmly on the toy companies and China.

If the federal government wont take charge of the problem, I fully support California putting the safety of its children ahead of importers.

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