Saturday, 29 December 2007

Dangerous Toys

"Tests on about 1,200 children's items by a group of consumer and environmental health organizations revealed more than a third contained lead and other potentially harmful chemicals, including mercury, cadmium and arsenic, the Wall Street Journal said Wednesday in its online edition.

"Millions of toys have been recalled this year, with most involving Chinese-made products."

Spiral Garden is committed to selling quality products made from natural and organic materials. Where dyes, paints and finishes are used, every effort is made to ensure that they are safe options.

One main area of concern for parents are the chemicals added to plastics: "DINP is a major plasticizer used in children's toys." For information regarding the dangers of modern plastic toys, read here.

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