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ID:

244

Date:

2007-08-06

Headline:

Bid to Root Out Lead Trinkets Falters in U.S.

Reporter's name:

Eric Lipton & Louise Story

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

The New York Times

City:

Washington, DC

Summary:

A two-year government crackdown to end the sale of children's jewelry containing lead has failed to keep hundreds of thousands of pieces of lead-tainted rings, necklaces and other jewelry from stores nationwide, according to inspection reports from the Consumer Product Safety Commission released to The New York Times under FOIA.

Notes:

Oregon and Minnesota mentioned as states where kids have been sickened/killed by lead-tainted jewelry

Keywords:

poisonous lead, children, jewelry, China, Consumer Product Safety Commission, Mattel, Juicy Couture, Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment


Agencies:

CPSC

States:

US

Categories:

public health


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