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EU to limit the lead content in clothing bags

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has launched a public consultation on restrictions on the content of lead in articles or articles that can be placed in the mouth by children. The deadline is September 21, 2013. By then, the lead content greater than or equal to 0.05% of the overall weight of some consumer goods, will not be allowed to put the EU market. The lead regulatory upgrade will affect a variety of products, including clothing, footwear, handbags wallets, accessories, interior decorations, sports and leisure products.

According to a European security survey, 6 to 36-month-old children often like to put the items into the mouth, and surface alloy, pigment and dye may lead, so children can easily chew with Excessive intake of lead, thus affecting growth.