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seems like it needs a legislative fix

2012-08-08 02:51:13.853646+00 by Dan Lyke 4 comments

This seems like it needs a legislative fix: having our kids make toys to donate to other kids could be very expensive: http://www.cpsc.gov/info/toysafety/index.html

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#Comment Re: made: 2012-08-09 05:34:14.569106+00 by: Dan Lyke

The previous issue I remember was lead testing, and that actually resolved itself sanely. I'd have to spend $70 to find out what toys need independent testing, and then try to get lab estimates for said testing, and...

#Comment Re: made: 2012-08-09 01:42:40.89641+00 by: Medley

A subset of mom bloggers were all over this a few years back - no idea how it resolved or if it did.

#Comment Re: made: 2012-08-08 14:26:16.702958+00 by: Larry Burton

"What about that wooden truck my grandpaw made me?"

It was grandfathered in.

#Comment Re: made: 2012-08-08 12:39:05.413047+00 by: meuon

Yeah, cardboard boxes (one of my favorite toys as a kid) will get very expensive.

What about all those sticks in the yard, If you clean some bark off of it, does it become a manufactured toy and fail on standards? If I hit a pine cone with it, is the pine cone (very flammable object with sharp points) now a dangerous toy also?

What about that wooden truck my grandpaw made me?