Tag: lead-tainted jewelry

Styles for Less? More like Styles with Lead!

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Yes, once again, the Center for Environmental Health has discovered another retailer selling lead-tainted jewelry .  Styles for Less, a “junior and misses retail store”, markets to young “tween” and teenage girls, who are particularly at risk from lead exposures, as are women of child-bearing age.  Testing commissioned by CEH has found extremely high levels…

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Protecting Kids from Leady Products in Stores: My Summer as a CEH Intern

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This past summer, the Center for Environmental Health hosted two high school interns from the Rose Foundation for Communities and the Environment, a grant-making public charity that supports grassroots initiatives to inspire community action to protect the environment, consumers, and public health. One of our summer interns, 18 year old Salvador Mateo from Mandela High…

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Confessions of a Young Man’s Love For Jewelry… Compliance Testing

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If you were to search for men who admit to frequenting Claire’s Boutique – where your teenage daughters shop for clothes, jewelry, and other fashion accessories with short shelf lives – I am quite certain that you would spend a long time looking.  I visit this store often, along with many others that sell women’s…

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