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California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has authorised a ban on toys and child products containing "more than a trace amount" of plastic-softening phthalates, AP reports. The proscription, which comes into force at the start of 2009, marks California as the first state to move against phthalates which are "widely used in baby …

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Its ironic...

Because many years ago, when I worked with PVC, (at least IIRC) pthalates where the new ultra safe stabiliser to replace nasty old lead!

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Bring back lead

At least you can pronounce it.

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Paris Hilton

two things...

1) How the hell do you pronounce 'phthalates'?

2) Is there video (or audio) of Arnie pronouncing it?

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Coat

pronounciation

ffff

thay (like say with a lisp)

lates

Its fun to say phthalates!

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More banning

It's time for Arnie to ban more and more things, just for the amusement of the cheesy "teminates" taglines!

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