Vinyl toys are safe?

August 22, 2007 8:11pm CST
What is Polyvinyl Chloride? Is vinyl safe? Vinyl toy are safe toy? Recently, some groups have raised concerns about phthalates, an ingredient that makes vinyl soft and pliable. Critics have taken a potpourri of scientific half-truths and developed a campaign alleging that vinyl products containing phthalates (pronounced th-al-ates) pose a danger, especially when used to make products such as children’s toys. They claim that harmful chemicals migrate from the soft plastic and accumulate in the human body causing serious health threats. Is this true?
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