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Thursday, August 2, 2007

Dora the Explorer Explores the Wonderful World of Lead Paint

Fisher Price is recalling nearly a million Dora the Explorer and Sesame Street toys manufactured earlier this year.  You can probably sing along; you've heard the song before: Excessive lead paint, manufactured in China, etc., etc.

I suppose Mattel (the parent company) is a pretty huge manufacturer, but I was still a little struck at the number of recalls they've had.

--BC

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