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Holiday Shoppers Weigh In on Toy Safety Service

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Holiday Shoppers Weigh In on Toy Safety Service

Holiday Shoppers Weigh In on Toy Safety Service

Holiday Shoppers Weigh In on Toy Safety Service

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This Christmas season, after scandals over the safety of Chinese imports, many parents worry about buying toys contaminated with lead. The nonprofit group Moms Rising has started a new text-message service that allows shoppers to check a database with information about the safety of specific products.

Andrea Seabrook visits a Washington-area Wal-Mart to find out how Christmas shoppers react to the new service.

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