Charlestowne Woodturners

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Registration date : 2008-11-21

PostSubject: New legislation and hand made toys.   Tue Dec 23, 2008 2:20 am

For those of you who have not heard, there is new legislation going into effect in Feb 2009 that requires all toys to be sold, or donated to be third party tested.

Here's a link:

aaw forum

Sounds like it will be the end of making handmade toys in this country.
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PostSubject: Re: New legislation and hand made toys.   Fri Dec 26, 2008 1:01 pm

Yeah, that sucks! Let's just hope they realize that wood not painted usually doesn't contain lead.

Life's short, turn fast!

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PostSubject: Additional INfo   Wed Jan 07, 2009 7:58 pm

I just added a thread on the Calendar portion of the forum regarding a meeting taking place Jan8 regarding toy testing and grass roots action we can take. I know this legislation doesn't effect a lot of us personally, but it certainly effects other crafts people. Who it could be the mennace of woooden pens...
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