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New York, NY: Kaaliyah is only three years old, yet she has had to undergo three tests for lead poisoning. The first two were required: the third was recommended by the family doctor because she shows signs of lead poisoning. Diana, her mother, hadn't a clue as to the cause of high levels of lead in her daughter, until she heard about Mattel's recall: Kayla had chewed her Elmo sing-along toy -- one of more than 800,000 Mattel toys recalled due to lead paint.
Washington, DC: The U.S. House Subcommittee on Consumer Protection has scheduled a September 19 hearing to develop new initiatives to protect U.S. children from toys, jewelry and other imported products contaminated with lead paint.
Washington, DC: The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that Mattel has received more than 400 reports of magnets coming loose in products such as Polly Pocket, Doggie Day Care, Barbie & Tanner, Batman and "Sarge" Die Cast toy cars.
Washington, DC: In the wake of Mattel's two massive recalls of made-in-China toys this month, parents are re-awakened to the dangers of exposing their children to toxic lead paint, and wondering: "Should I have my child's blood tested for lead?"
Los Angeles, CA: The attorney whose lawsuit prompted a recall of defective Chinese tires is filing a class action today to compel Mattel to pay for the testing of children who might have been lead-poisoned by 1.5 million toxic toys.