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My husband passed the newspaper to me this week, and pointed to the article focusing on more Mattel toy recalls. This time, on Barbie accessories. I dont have to read it to realize that these toy recalls are irritating me to the max. We simply both declared, 'no more Barbie's for the kids.'
With two girls, Barbie products are always the winner when it comes to toys. And Barbie dolls and her millions of accessories are not cheap, mind you. And now, this? Give us a break!
Mattel recalls various Barbie accessories because the surface paints on the toys contain excessive levels of lead. Here is the lead story from MSNBC News.
Mattel announced late Tuesday it was recalling 800,000 toys, including 675,000 accessories for one of the company’s biggest sellers, the Barbie doll. Also part of the recall, the third in just over a month, were 90,000 units of Mattel’s GeoTrax locomotive line and about 8,900 Big Big World 6-in-1 Bongo Band toys, both from the company’s Fisher-Price brand. The Big Big World products were sold nationwide from July through August of this year, while the GeoTrax toys were sold from September 2006 through August of this year. Read more.Read this for more details.