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Zhu Zhu Pets Go Go Hamsters and Toy Safety At Christmas

Mr Squiggles Go Go Hamster
If there are two words that should surely not lay in close proximity to each other, "toxic" and "toys" are they. Yet headlines including the words "toxic toys" have been everywhere for the past few weeks triggered by an independent investigation in the US that claimed to have found high levels of the toxic metal antimony in not just any toy, but the Mr Squiggles version of the Zhu Zhu Pets Go Go Hamster toy, set to become the biggest selling Christmas toy ever with some stores having already sold out weeks ago in the US, UK and other countries. The consumer watch group GoodGuide tested the Mr Squiggles version of the cute little Go Go Hamster toy and found antimony at levels of 93ppm (parts per million) in its fur and 103ppm in its nose. In the US the Federal legal limit for antimony is 60ppm. Co-founder of GoodGuide and associate professor of environmental science at...
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  • DeniseB
    DeniseB says #
    Yes, I learnt so much last year. Like sometimes you have to let go of the one you love, just to see if they love you enough to com
  • Maff
    Maff says #
    Great to hear things are going well and you're so positive about the year ahead Denise! I hope you'll continue to visit us here an
  • DeniseB
    DeniseB says #
    Hi Matt, the weather may be cold but I'm feel warm inside, the sun is mostly shinning in my world. I am so much better this year t