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  1. Chinese Products Unsafe

    I sent my wife this Reuters article about a recall on some wooden “Thomas and Friends” toys this morning because the children of some friends of our plays with them. Steven Taylor, though, noted something more within the rubric of the blog…

    Trackback by Outside The Beltway | OTB — Thursday, June 14, 2007 @ 3:59 pm

  2. Thankfully my boys are at the age where they don’t put the trains in their mouths…

    From what I heard Tuesday I wouldn’t be 100% certain of that. . .

    Comment by Jan — Thursday, June 14, 2007 @ 5:42 pm

  3. I’m concerned about paint chips getting on hands, and then getting inside the mouth.

    But what I can’t figure out is why China even has lead-based paint. I don’t think there’s a cost savings involved. I understood lead-based paint was just really easy to apply. That’s not necessarily cheaper or more expensive. So I don’t know why they would say “we have a choice between making paint X, which is known to be dangerous, and paint Y which isn’t; let’s choose X.”

    Unless it’s lead-tainted, but that’s odd too.

    Comment by Max Lybbert — Friday, June 15, 2007 @ 12:22 pm

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