Mattel and lead toys

Destroying lead based toysIt seems that Mattel are turning the recalled lead toys into park benches , so next time you sit down to rest your weary feet in a city park, don’t be tempted to have a suck or chew on your seat.

Other ideas they have had for these recalled products are sending them to other countries where they aren’t particularly worried about lead based paint – like Mexico, where life is cheap, presumably.

And, don’t you think the accompanying image is just a little OTT?