Forum makes safety of plastic toys a priority

Cozier, Muriel
October 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;10/9/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 38, p34
Trade Publication
The article provides information on the Fifth Intergovernmental Forum on Chemical Safety held in Budapest, Hungary. At the meeting, which took place in Budapest, Hungary, much of the discussion centered on the safety of toys in developing countries, and a study that indicated that high levels of lead and cadmium had been found in soft toys bought in India. Delegates discussed the protection of workers, particularly those in contact with pesticides, and development of risk assessment tools.


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