Thursday, August 2, 2007

Another Toy Recall "Made in China"

China should soon see a hit in manufacturing if they continue on the way they have been going. The number of products made in China that have been recalled in the US has doubled in the past five years. Recalled toys are good for no one, manufacturer, retailer, consumer or business owner. New guide lines are desperately needed here.

So here it is:
Mattel announced today it is recalling nearly 1 million toys because of lead paint. This is the 2nd biggest recall of the year involving toys. The good news is that Mattel prevented more than two-thirds of the affected toys from ever reaching consumers. They contacted distribution centers and the toys never went on to retailers. That still leaves about 300,000 lead-laden toys out there. For a complete list go to or

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