Popular kids’ trinkets loaded with toxic metal

Discussion in 'Current Events' started by cheryl, Jan 14, 2010.

  1. cheryl

    cheryl I started this. Staff Member

    Got kids? You need to know this:

    Popular kids’ trinkets loaded with toxic metal
    Barred from using lead, Chinese makers using more dangerous cadmium

    http://www.nbcnews.com/id/34793600/ns/health-kids_and_parenting/

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    Barred from using lead in children's jewelry because of its toxicity, some Chinese manufacturers have been substituting the more dangerous heavy metal cadmium in sparkling charm bracelets and shiny pendants being sold throughout the United States, an Associated Press investigation shows.