08 August 2018

Dollar Tree: Asbestos Found in Playskool Crayons!

dollar tree playskool crayons may contain asbestos รข€“ Information shows the crayon box plus mentions of tremolite

On August 7th, the U.S. Public Interest Research Group released their annual school supply safety report.

The 36-count Playskool Crayons sold by Dollar Tree were tested and found positive for trace amounts of Tremoline, a kind of Asbestos, which is a known carcinogen that can lead to serious health conditions, including cancer. HOWEVER, the crayons have not been officially recalled by the FDA.


A Dollar Tree spokesperson said that the crayons had passed all of its legal and safety requirements but did not mention whether the items would be officially recalled. If these crayons are officially recalled then returning them to your local Dollar Tree Store for a refund might be an option.