November 9, 2007
With the recent slew of Virginia defective products and product recalls because of unsafe levels of lead in toys, parents are wondering how to safely do their holiday shopping, according to The Roanoke Times.
A local woman offered her lead-testing equipment to test the toys at a local school and found that more than 15 percent were Virginia defective products with unsafe levels of lead. Parents are encouraged to be cautious about cheap, painted toys and fake jewelry and to toss out toys with chipped paint or degraded plastic.
For more tips on how to avoid bringing Virginia defective products into your home this holiday season, read the rest of the report.