Are Rainbow loom bands Safe?

Are Rainbow loom bands Safe?

The researchers found that while Rainbow Loom’s own name-brand products were safe, some charms made by knockoff brands contained high levels of phthalates, a class of carcinogenic chemicals. Some of the knockoff charms were composed of as much as 50 percent (by weight) phthalates, the Irish blog Mummy Pages reports.

Is Rainbow loom plastic?

Rainbow Loom is a plastic tool used to weave colorful rubber and plastic bands (called loom bands) into decorative items such as bracelets and charms.

Are rubberband bracelets toxic?

Scientists carried out rigorous tests on several loom band ‘charms’, accessories attached to necklaces and bracelets made from the colourful elastic bands, and each one was found to have dangerous levels of phthalates in them.

What are loadloom bands?

Loom bands are the small, multi-coloured elastic bands from which the bracelets, necklaces and other items are woven.

What is a Rainbow Loom band?

Here in Ireland the craze is commonly referred to as ‘Loom Bands’, but elsewhere it may be called ‘Rainbow Loom’, which is the proprietory brand name of the company formed by inventor Cheong Choon Ng (more on him below).

What is Stick War?

Stick War is a classic strategy war game featuring stick figures. This original title was released in 2009 in Flash, and is now available to play in your web browser through Ruffle. Wage war through several nations and bring peace to the continent through a fun, action-packed campaign!

Are Rainbow Loom products safe for kids?

Authentic Rainbow Loom® Products Are Safe. All authentic Rainbow Loom® products meet US Toy Safety Standards and are Phthalates-free, Lead-free, Cadmium-free, Chromium-free, Mercury-free, and Arsenic-free! To ensure that your children are using authentic Rainbow Loom® products, please purchase from this website or our authorized retailers only.