Ore. bill would monitor toxic chemicals in children's products

06/19/2013 | Houston Chronicle (tiered subscription model)

The Oregon House on Tuesday voted 39-21 in favor of a bill that would require large manufacturers of children's toys and products to report the use of 19 toxic chemicals. These companies would also be required to remove these chemicals from their products within five years. "If there are safer alternatives to toxic chemicals, large manufacturers should replace them," Rep. Alissa Keny-Guyer said.

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