‘Playskool’ Crayons Sold At Dollar Tree Test Positive For Asbestos [Video]
As kids across the country head back to school, a new report has just come out saying "Playskool" crayons sold at Dollar Tree have tested positive for asbestos. Here's what you need to know...
Myarklamiss.com reports that six brands of crayons were tested, and trace amounts of asbestos were found in Playskool brand crayons sold at Dollar Tree.
Asbestos is a known harmful carcinogen and can lead to serious health conditions, including lung cancer and mesothelioma.
From Myarklamiss.com -
"A spokesperson for Playskool's parent company, Hasbro, told the Chicago Tribune it is conducting an investigation into the claims. The manufacturer of the crayons, Leap Year Publishing, also told the Tribune it is reviewing the tests."