Thursday, May 13, 2010

Ashland chemist's research leads to more recalls of toxic jewelry

The continuing research of Dr. Jeff Weidenhamer and his students into metal contamination in imported children's costume jewelry has led to additional product recalls, as just report by the Associated Press.  Dr. Weidenhamer's research has played a central role in moving the Consumer Product Safety Commission to remove dangerous costume jewelry and toys from store shelves.

These most recent recalls were also reported by Stephen Colbert on the Colbert Report:

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