Poison gas scare

More than 1,900 plastic bottles containing calcium hypochloride were removed by fire officers from the Manfield Industrial Centre, Hong Yip Street, Yuen Long, after a toxic gas leak was discovered.

Thursday, 13 June, 1996, 12:00am

Poisoning prevention

A labelling system is being considered for application to herbs imported from the mainland as a measure to prevent poisoning. The proposal is on the agenda when members of the Preparatory Committee on Chinese Medicine visit Beijing to discuss recent poisonings.

10 May 1996 - 12:00am

Poison move

DISPENSARIES selling poisons will be required from January 1 to record the identity card number of the purchaser. The list includes drugs such as methadone, insulin and quinine. Present laws already require the full names and addresses of purchasers to be recorded.

29 Oct 1995 - 12:00am