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European Commission introduces tighter restrictions on chemicals in toys

7:47 AM MDT | July 22, 2013 | Francinia Protti-Alvarez

The European Commission has introduced new requirements for chemicals in toys in the European Union, the commission announced. The new requirements entered into force on 20 July. The requirements establish stricter limits on barium and 18 other heavy elements, according to the Official Journal of the European Union. These additions amend previous limits and seek lower migration limits for barium, the journal says. The new restrictions mean toys will need to comply with a Europe-wide ban on substances deemed "carcinogenic, mutagenic, or toxic to reproduction...

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