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Friday, August 28, 2009

CADMIUM : Factory pollution in China leads to 2 deaths + 509 people intoxicated

Early august, 2 people died and 509 have been intoxicated following a leak of CADMIUM in Xianghe Chemical Factory, a Zinc Sulfate factory in the Hunan province (Central China).

Cadmium, a heavy metal, is forbidden to be used for manufacturing toys for children.

1 comment:

Divya said...

feels so bad when hear these type of news. As chinese has captured a great amount of market so we need to boycott chinese products. As toy safety is major concern nowadays.