Boycott of Mattel now in progress.

No Mattel in my house. None, after this. Hear that, Mattel? You are BANNED from my child’s home, and I will tell all my fellow Mom friends about this:

http://www.sfexaminer.com/opinion/columns/Timothy_Carney/Mattel-exempt-from-toy-safety-law-it-helped-write-57165562.html

http://consumerist.com/2009/08/mattel-primary-reason-for-toy-safety-law-gets-exempted-from-it.html

Under CPSIA, every manufacturer of children’s products — whether a toy truck, a pacifier, a picture book or a kid-sized stool — must submit their products to independent tests for lead and other chemicals before selling them. Well, all manufacturers except for Mattel, the largest toymaker in America.