New standards stick toy makers with unsellable goods

New standards for children's products are leaving secondhand shops and manufacturers stuck with more than $1 billion in inventory they can't sell, trade groups and charities say. The law concerns levels of lead and phthalates, and retailers such as Wal-Mart and Target are refusing items that haven't been documented as meeting the standards.

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