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Toy Safety #893604

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 01, 2007
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(Studio: Katie Couric) China banning over 700 factories from exporting toys due to lead reported; number of lead tainted toys recalled noted.

(New York City: Nancy Cordes) The challenge for toy stores to keep up with the recalls featured; details given on toy manufacturers’ and retailers’ responses to lead concerns, and discussions about an independent testing organization; scenes shown from FAO Schwarz toy store and a laboratory. [FAO Schwarz CEO Edward SCHMULTS†, Quantex Laboratories James MENOUTIS†, Toy Industry Association Carter KEITHLEY†, Consumer Product Safety Commission Julie VALLESE†, Underwiters Laboratories CEO Keith WILLIAMS†- comment.]

Couric, Katie;
Cordes, Nancy

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