Thursday, February 12, 2009

So this is all making kids safer?

Safety Act Puts Kid ATVs, Motorbikes in Storage

$100,000,000 worth of them.

Safety Law Doesn't Mean Alls Well in Toyland

"While the phthalate ban was hailed as a victory for children's health, it's no guarantee that the products are safe.

That's because companies currently aren't required to publicly disclose the chemicals they use in place of phthalates — and little is known about the health effects of one of the most widely used alternatives."

Anyone remember the answer to flammability standards in kids pajamas? Tris. Yes, Tris - later found to be a cancer causing agent. Deja Vu Anyone?

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