The ruling was "...intended to address lead in toys and childrenís jewelry that kids put in their mouths," according to Paul Vitrano, General Counsel for the Motorcycle Industry Council and the Specialty Vehicle Institute of America. "We're concerned about this for a variety of reasons," he says, "in particular because the lack of availability of youth products makes it more likely that youth are going to ride adult size products. And thatís a real risk to children."
If you're interested in protesting this ban, here's what you can do: go to the arra-access.com website, where you can send a letter to Congresspersons and Senators. If you're as concerned about this ruling as I am, I encourage you to click on the link and air your opinions.
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