US recalls more

The US consumer safety agency has recalled more than 635,000 Chinese-made toys, key chains and other products.
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More than 555,000 of the products in the voluntary recalls contain excessive levels of lead, while 82,000 baby rattles sold by Target are recalled because they can break open and release beads that pose a choking hazard, the commission said.

The products with excessive levels of lead include 192,000 keychains and and 63,000 Halloween tumblers sold by Dollar General Merchandising, 150,000 bookmarks from Antioch Publishing, 79,000 Pirates of the Caribbean squeeze lights from Eveready Battery, and 35,000 toy blocks from Kids II.

Too much lead was also found in 15,000 toy decorating sets from Toys R Us, 11,200 water bottles from Sports Authority, and 10,000 wooden toys sold by KB Toys.

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