When the Seattle Post-Intelligencer reported May 23 that a laboratory it hired found asbestos in three popular brands of crayons, hundreds of schools around the country anxiously pulled the crayons from their classrooms.

Now, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) says the crayons pose little risk to the health of children.

CPSC tested 25 crayons made by major manufacturers and found a trace amount of asbestos in two Crayola crayons made


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