Chew on this: Mattel takes the chemicals out of teethers

January 1999
Mothering;Jan/Feb99, Issue 92, p30
Reports on the decision of Mattel Inc., a toy manufacturer, to phase out the use of pthalates in teething toys for children younger than three. Reason behind the move; Health effects of pthalates and related chemicals; Plan of the company to begin shipping pthalate-free teethers and other mouthable baby toys.


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