toys with lead

Virginia defective products pose problems for holiday shopping season

by los | November 9th, 2007

November 9, 2007

The Roanoke Times reported that parents need to be careful to avoid buying Virginia defective products with unsafe levels of lead this holiday shopping season. The millions of toy recalls recently have made parents with small children wary and unsure how to avoid bringing home defective products that may harm their kids.

A local woman used her lead-testing equipment to test the toys at an area elementary school, finding over 15 percent of the toys had unsafe levels of lead in them. Parents are encouraged to throw out old toys with chipped paint or deteriorating plastic.

More tips on how to avoid harmful Virginia defective products in the shopping season or clean them out of the house can be found in the article at the link below.

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http://www.roanoke.com/news/roanoke/wb/138830