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Detecting lead in toys

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Mattel and Fisher Price recently recalled millions of their most popular toys because they were fond to carry high levels of lead. Continuing reports of lead in toys are making health officials and many parents wonder about other objects children play with. In the past, testing objects for lead has been time consuming, but new technology could make lead detection in everyday objects easier and faster. Lisa Ann Pinkerton has more.

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