Toy retailers across the country are scrambling to make sure their products comply with new regulations.
Under the new guidelines which went into effect Tuesday, the Consumer Product Safety Commission is requiring tougher standards for testing lead and other chemicals in products for kids under 12.
These items will also soon be required to have tags showing it passed those tests.
Many of these products are already off the shelves. But the abrupt changes,and lack of guidelines caused lots of confusion.
You may remember, last month the commission clarified its rules on resale shops saying outside testing will not be required.
Instead, only products that contain more than 600 parts per million total lead, cannot be sold.
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