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Not sure this is the best place to post this, but I know there is a lot of talk about mercury in vaccines, well here is info about mercury in toys...<br>
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Watching Out for Mercury in Toys - 4 links<br><br>
Advocates want ban on toys containing mercury.<br>
<<a href="http://www4.fosters.com/December_2004/12.15.04/news/ap_vt_1215a.asp" target="_blank">http://www4.fosters.com/December_2004/12.15.04/news/ap_vt_1215a.asp</a>><br>
Environmental and public health groups on Tuesday called for a ban on<br>
the sale of toys and trinkets containing mercury batteries. Associated<br>
Press <<a href="http://www.ap.org" target="_blank">http://www.ap.org</a>>. 15 December 2004.<br><br>
Watching Out for Mercury in Toys.<br>
<<a href="http://www.wcax.com/Global/story.asp?S=2692278&nav=4QcSUCAi" target="_blank">http://www.wcax.com/Global/story.asp?S=2692278&nav=4QcSUCAi</a>><br>
Santa Claus may be coming to town, but if he brings one of these toys,<br>
he could be contributing to mercury pollution. Burlington WCAX TV<br>
<<a href="http://www.wcax.com" target="_blank">http://www.wcax.com</a>>, Vermont. 15 December 2004.<br><br>
Local rep joins fight to ban toys with mercury batteries.<br>
<<a href="http://www.thedailyitemoflynn.com/news/view.bg?articleid=7859" target="_blank">http://www.thedailyitemoflynn.com/news/view.bg?articleid=7859</a>><br>
An environmental advocacy group lobbied the state Legislature Tuesday to<br>
call attention to the dangers posed by toys powered by mercury<br>
batteries. The Daily Item <<a href="http://www.thedailyitemoflynn.com" target="_blank">http://www.thedailyitemoflynn.com</a>>, MA. 15<br>
December 2004.<br><br>
<<a href="http://www.milforddailynews.com/localRegional/view.bg?articleid=61553" target="_blank">http://www.milforddailynews.com/localRegional/view.bg?articleid=61553</a>><br>
Group warns against mercury in toys.<br>
<<a href="http://www.zwire.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=13557905&BRD=1713&PAG=461&dept_id=" target="_blank">http://www.zwire.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=13557905&BRD=1713&PAG=461&dept_id=</a> 24491&rfi=6><br><br>
The New England Zero Mercury Campaign is urging a ban on toys that<br>
contain miniature mercury batteries. Pawtucket Times<br>
<<a href="http://www.zwire.com" target="_blank">http://www.zwire.com</a>>, Rhode Island. 15 December 2004.
 

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Thank you for info..<br>
This is a good place (IMO) to share about other sources or mercury exposure...<br>
Let us all never forget how important it is to consider mercury-free dentists..for us AND for tots.<br>
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Ok...I don't think I get it...<br>
Don't most batteries containe battery acid?<br>
I mean, mercury is baddy bad bad, but battery acid will kill a kid <i>fast</i>...<br>
I must be missing something...
 

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