Consumer group sues over lead in purses

June 25, 2009 5:14:56 PM PDT
A consumer group filed suit today against 16 major retailers claiming they have sold handbags containing unsafe levels of lead.

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The lawsuit by the Center for Environmental Health claims several brands of handbags and wallets contain enough lead to pose a health threat. An attorney for the retailers says the stores are working with their suppliers to make sure products they sell are safe.

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