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There's PVC and even lead -- still! -- in toys that feature beloved children characters like Dora the Explorer, Spongebob Squarepants and Mickey Mouse. And despite its promise two years ago to clean up its toys, giant retailer Toys R Us is still selling plenty of toxic toys.

The Center for Health, Environment & Justice, along with the Teamsters Office of Consumer Affairs, released a report today that showed most of 60 toys selected at random contained chemicals that can cause cancer and brain damage.

You can read the whole report here. Or you can email your representatives in Congress to tell them to reform the Toxic Substances Control Act here.


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