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.
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Dora is recalled from exploring. Sesame Street is no longer giggling. Barney is facing extinction. Mattel is recalling 83 models of Fisher-Price toys. In Australian the product recall is estimated at 43,000 and in the USA at nearly 1,000,000. An artic... [Read More]
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