China Is Number One In Toys That Give Kids Kidney Disease


In recent “I’m sorry honey, but your toys are trying to kill you” news, there may be high levels of cadmium in them there shitty bracelets.

If you thought your parents were lame for coming down on you for wearing slap bracelets as a kid, just imagine the new league of terrified moms and dads who are now terrified to buy anything shiny because it may expose their child to harmful metals.

A study published in Environmental Health Perspectives found more than 20,000 micrograms of cadmium, (which is 100 times the [U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission]-recommended maximum exposure of 200 micrograms through ingestion) in the majority of charms, bracelets and necklaces, primarily imported from China.

Bet Victoria Beckham’s gold-toting spawn are pretty safe right now.

New Tests Of Children’s Jewelry Show High Levels Of Cadmium, Study Finds [LA Times]

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