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Toxic Toys Test High for Lead, Cadmium, Arsenic, or Mercury

Article: Toxic Toys Test High for Lead, Cadmium, Arsenic, or Mercury

One-third of the nearly 700 children’s toys tested by a nonprofit organization this holiday season contained one or more toxic chemicals, including lead, cadmium, arsenic, and mercury.

Lawsuit Filed to Close Toxic Toys Loophole

Article: Lawsuit Filed to Close Toxic Toys Loophole

NEW YORK, New York, December 5, 2008 (ENS) – Two nonprofit public interest groups filed a lawsuit Thursday to enforce a congressional ban on toxic toys that takes effect next February. The Natural Resources Defemse Council and Public Citizen filed the suit against the Consumer Product Safety Commission in federal court in New York seeking…