The Chicago Tribune reported this week that the United States government is planning on cracking down on dangerous child products – aiming at toxic metals in child products. In addition to federal watchdogs, Illinois watchdogs have opened a new challenge trying to keep poisons out of Chinese imported products. Regulators stated that Asian manufacturers cannot substitute other toxins for lead in children’s jewelry. Regulators have started a search into cadmium found in products around the United States. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission will form standards to cover toxic metals in children’s products after the report of cadmium in children’s bracelets and pendants imported from China.
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