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  1. High social cost of buying cheap clothes

    Posted Mar 23rd 2011, 12:00am by Lisa Genasci

    ... of the world', and Gurao, a town with 80 per cent of its economy devoted to the manufacture of bras, underwear and other clothing. Greenpeace found five heavy metals (cadmium, chromium, mercury, lead and copper) in 17 out of 21 water and sediment samples taken from Xintang and Gurao. In one sample, cadmium exceeded China's national limits by 128 times. Xintang produces over 260 million pairs ...

  2. Third of toys tested too toxic for children

    Posted Dec 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Shanghai, Guangzhou and Wuhan. In a month they gathered 500 samples and screened them with a handheld X-ray scanner that could detect six kinds of heavy metals- antimony, arsenic, cadmium, chromium, ...

  3. Sea drama for swashbuckling activists

    Posted Oct 30th 2003, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... the Central reclamation project. The mud is so laden with pollutants such as mercury, cadmium, copper, lead and silver that as a condition of their contract, the government is forcing dredgers to use ...



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