- Researchers for Justgreen Partnership
, have concluded their testing on more than 1500 popular toys that are being sold this holiday season. What they discovered
was that one in three toys exceed the standard set by the Federal government.
To help customers make more informed toy choices, another website, HealthyToys.org
has a list of toys that are safe as well as a list for the worst
Some of the makers listed for having toys that violate the standards for lead, bromine, cadmium, arsenic, or mercury are:
> The Christmas Tree Shop
> Little Tykes
HealthyToys.org says it is the first step in providing parents, grandparents, and others who care about children with the information they need to make better choices when purchasing toys and other children’s products.