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Metals and Phthalates in Tier 3 Children’s Products

Publication number Date Published
14-03-012April 2014
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Author(s) Mathieu, C., and A. Bookter
Description In 2013, the Department of Ecology (Ecology) conducted a study to assess compliance with Washington State’s Children’s Safe Products Act legislation. Ecology purchased 226 children’s toys and products subject to Tier 3 level reporting from 12 Washington retailers. Thirty-five samples were sent to the laboratory for analysis of metal analytes based on X-ray fluorescence screenings, and 40 samples were sent to the laboratory for analysis of phthalates. This report summarizes laboratory analysis results from the study.
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Keywords CSPA, reporting rule, product testing, toxics, metals, phthalates, lead, cadmium
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