Tuesday, December 11, 2007

Director's Comments: Toys, Lead and Children's Health

Listen to the NLM Director's Comments on Toys, Lead and Children's Health. A transcript is also available.

Although a child's exposure to lead from toys is important to consider, new information from the Nemours Foundation notes how to monitor the safety of playthings during this holiday gift season -- and adds some perspective about lead and kid's health. First, the Nemours Foundation notes many toy stores and manufacturers are (and we quote) 'buckling down on testing before the products actually hit the shelves' (end of quote) this holiday season because of recent information about toddler lead exposure from toys...


[Source: What's New on MedlinePlus]

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