Exposure to heavy levels of lead can cause increased blood pressure and incidence of hypertension and decreased kidney function in adults. Read more
The jewelry can contain high levels of lead. Read more
Lead is toxic if ingested, can have devastating effects on children, and can cause brain damage, according to the CPSC. Read more
Wilton Industries Inc. of Woodridge, Illinois, has recalled about 7,300 children’s tiaras. The tiara contains high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can c... Read more
Since the oil spill in the Gulf began in April, there have been thousands of workers deployed to aid in cleanup efforts. At least 200 of these workers have been hospitalized as a result of e... Read more
Tennessee state officials have levied $4.5 million in fines against the Tennessee Valley Authority. The State Department of Environment and Conservation imposed the penalties after determini... Read more
Target has recalled about 105,150 boys’ and girls’ belts. The belt buckles contain excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard. This recall involves two types of belt... Read more
About 480 Dinosaur Epoch Toy Dinosaurs, manufactured in China and imported by Xtreme Toy Zone of Los Angeles, have been recalled because surface paints can contain high levels of lead, which... Read more
Toy maker Mattel Inc. will pay $12 million to 39 states to settle an investigation over Chinese-made lead-tainted toys shipped to the United States in 2007. Mattel and its Fisher Price unit... Read more
The Environmental Protection Agency has approved a tough new rule aimed at clearing the nation’s air of lead – but federal documents have revealed that the Bush Administration qu... Read more
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