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Toxic toy legislation victory

Feature story | 5 August, 2008 at 0:00

The US Congress has sent President Bush legislation that will make toys safer for little tots and infants. The bill bans the use of six toxic chemicals, called phthalates, that are added to vinyl plastic to make it flexible.

PVC plastic toys in China

Image | 8 May, 2011 at 16:06

8 May 2011 - China. Greenpeace has found high levels of phthalates banned by the EU and the US in children’s products and toys made from vinyl plastic (also called polyvinyl chloride, or PVC) on the Chinese market. Phthalates are plastic...

Barbie & Mattel’s deforestation habit goes ‘viral’

Blog entry by Laura K. | 15 June, 2011 15 comments

Breaking up in public isn’t easy. But Ken and Barbie, who split last week over Barbie’s rainforest wrecking, have done so in a very, very public way. Ken’s video interview that broke the scandal has now been seen over one million...

Greenpeace action at Hong Kong Toys and Games

Image | 11 January, 1999 at 1:00

Greenpeace action at Hong Kong Toys and Games Fair '99, against use of PVC in toys.

Greenpeace action against PVC toys at toy

Image | 12 March, 1998 at 0:00

Greenpeace action against PVC toys at toy fair in Prague, Czech republic

Child in bath with toys containing polyvinylchloride

Image | 15 December, 1997 at 0:00

Child in bath with toys containing polyvinylchloride. There are roundabout 50 toys for babies made of soft-pvc on the market.

Toxic chemicals found in consumer products

Image | 17 September, 1997 at 1:00

Toxic chemicals found in consumer products are increasingly found in childrens bodies.

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