The Other Side of Toy Fair: The Lead Contamination Scanners

Nestled amongst the scores of stuffed, cuddly and friendly playthings here was another, somewhat unexpected toy. Behold, the safety booths and x-ray-powered spot lead contamination detectors of Toy Fair 2009.

The Other Side of Toy Fair: The Lead Contamination Scanners

The Other Side of Toy Fair: The Lead Contamination Scanners

The Other Side of Toy Fair: The Lead Contamination Scanners

The Other Side of Toy Fair: The Lead Contamination Scanners

The Other Side of Toy Fair: The Lead Contamination Scanners

The booths from China, obviously, were our favorites. [Toy Fair 2009]