TITLE

California sues crib makers over formaldehyde levels

AUTHOR(S)
Combs, Heath E.
PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;9/29/2008, Vol. 33 Issue 5, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the lawsuit filed by California's attorney general Edmund G. Brown Jr. against five baby furniture manufacturers for failing to warn consumers about what Brown said was dangerous levels of formaldehyde gas emitted by their products, including cribs and changing tables. According to California law, manufacturers should provide warnings on products known to cause cancer, birth defects, or reproductive harm.
ACCESSION #
34572810

 

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