House Passes Ban on Lead in Toys

Tainted Toys

The Associated Press reported that on Wednesday the House of Representatives has passed legislation that would ban lead in toys and other children’s products. Following a 424-to-1 vote, it’s now up to the Senate to approve this legislation. While the White House is opposed to parts of the bill, it has not threatened a veto, yet.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Alarmed by a year of recalls involving millions of tainted toys, the House voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday to ban lead and some dangerous chemicals from toys and other items that could end up in children’s mouths.

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