Statement by Congressman Bobby L. Rush concerning the recent toy product recall Rep. Rush is chairman of the Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade, and Consumer Protection
Chicago, IL. ---- “I am appalled that American children continue to be threatened by toys with well-known hazards. We have known for decades that exposure to lead paint can impair brain development in young children. We also know from recent tragedies that toys with loose magnets, when swallowed, can maim or kill small children.