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ABC World News: Lead Found In Women’s Handbags
January 25, 2010, 10:41 am
Filed under: News, Spotlight on...Lead

ABC News Exclusive: Retailers Agree to Test Purses for Lead Levels
By LISA FLETCHER
Jan. 22, 2010 

A landmark agreement involving two big retail chains establishes, for the first time, limits on lead in women’s handbags and wallets.

The group had the bags tested for lead at an independent lab. Two separate tests were conducted. Some bags were wiped to see how much, if any, lead would simply rub off the material. The bags also were tested for the total lead content of the products.

The tests came back showing disturbingly high levels of lead, the Center for Environmental Health said.

Read further at http://abcnews.go.com/WN/lead-found-womens-handbags/story?id=9638944

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