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'Marketplace' Report: New Toy Recall

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'Marketplace' Report: New Toy Recall

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'Marketplace' Report: New Toy Recall

'Marketplace' Report: New Toy Recall

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Mattel is recalling 1.5 million Chinese-made toys that may contain dangerous levels of lead paint. The recall includes popular Sesame Street pre-school characters such as Big Bird and Elmo. Mattel estimates that about 300,000 of them were actually sold. Janet Babin of Marketplace talks with Alex Cohen about the latest toy recall.