Six slime and putty toys sold in UK fail to meet safety standards

Six slime and putty toys sold in UK fail to meet safety standards
 

Six out of 13 “slime” and putty toys have failed to meet EU safety standards when tested for the presence of a potentially harmful chemical, according to research by a consumer group.
Following an investigation earlier this year that found almost all the slime toys available from Amazon it tested posed a health risk, Which? has turned the spotlight on potentially toxic products sold by some of Britain’s biggest retailers.
Five of the slimes it analysed, including products bought from Hamleys and Smyths Toys Superstores, were over the EU safety limit for the chemical boron. A further product... read more

 
13 December 2018 in Business, Views: 79
Source: Guardian
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