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This decision follows a warning issued this summer by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) after finding that imported vinyl miniblinds present a lead poisoning hazard in homes where children under the age of six are present.
Consumer Product Safety Commission warning that parents of children under six years of age should remove plastic miniblinds from their homes (4).
NEW YORK--Domestic distributors of vinyl miniblinds had plans in place last week after the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) reported that many imported, non-glossy miniblinds may present a lead poisoning hazard to young children.
The growth in soft window coverings comes after nearly a decade of market dominance by hard treatments such as miniblinds, vertical blinds and shades.
CPSC finds lead poisoning hazard for young children in imported vinyl miniblinds.
In fact, tests have detected lead in a wide variety of PVC consumer products, including toys, lunch boxes, baby bibs, jewelry, garden hoses, miniblinds, Christmas trees and home electronics.
tassels to be used in eliminating looped pull cords on miniblinds and pleated shades made before 1995;
Additional board members are Mark Musgrove of Musgrove Family Mortuaries, Travis Feltz of Valley Tel Service, Paul Barnett of More Than Miniblinds, Doug Anders of PurposeWorks, and Russ Bernardo of Frontier Home Mortgage.
began replacing miniblinds with verticals throughout the 37 apartment buildings in its portfolio.
Greta powder collected from the family's home had 770,000 parts per million (ppm) of lead, and miniblinds on the windows of the home tested positive for lead by swab.
Franco for beach towels, and Town & Country Living for kitchen towels, table linens, throws and miniblinds.
Pleated miniblinds to reflect sunlight and reduce heat gain
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