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Learn more about new law prohibiting ‘toxic’ toys

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There is a law going into effect in February that will make illegal any product designed for children under the age of 12 unless it has been certified as “safe/nontoxic” by the government. At this point, the law includes small businesses crafting one-of-a-kind items, consignment shops, work-at-home moms, craft fairs, farmers’ markets and online places such as etsy.com. The law is HR 4040 The best information I’ve found on this law so far is from the people it will affect. The best link I’ve found explaining the law (which is very difficult to decipher and understand) is found at http://www.cafemom.com/journals/read.php?post_id=1320853 Jen DeBusk Auburn