A batch of toys for American children were found to be out of lead
recently, Ningbo inspection and Quarantine Bureau of light industry product testing center staff in an enterprise of export to the United States toy product testing, found that the total lead content in the toy stamp for 240ppm (i.e. mg per kg), more than the limit stipulated in the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission 100ppm.
it is understood that the total lead content testing unqualified toy products is one of the main reasons for substandard; Ningbo light industry product testing center this year 1-10 months detected a total of 6 batches of lead substandard toy products.
lead is a heavy metal element that is harmful to human health. It can affect the nervous system and hematopoietic system, especially the growth and development of infants and young children.
the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission currently prescribed the total lead content in children's toys for children's products 100ppm, the coating paint lead content limit of 90ppm, is the national regulation * total lead content in children's products strictly.
toys in Ningbo area is the traditional advantages of industrial projects, although affected by the European debt crisis continues and the impact of weak market in Europe and the United States, but in Ningbo toy exports remained strong momentum, 1-10 months of this year, Ningbo exported toys 24482 batches, the value of $450 million, of which exports to the U.S. toy products 8291 batches, the value of $130 million.