Spotlight: Crayons May Contain Deadly Asbestos

Monday, August 3, 2015

A new study commissioned by EWG Action Fund found, of the 28 boxes of crayons and21 crime scene finger print kits sampled, four of the crayon brands and two of thefingerprint kits revealed traces of deadly asbestos fibers.… All of contaminated productswere manufactured in China and many were licensed with popular kids’ characters, suchas Mickey Mouse, The Power Rangers, and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

Source: The Environmental Working Group

 

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