TITLE

China toy uproar is not child's play

AUTHOR(S)
Chang, Joseph
PUB. DATE
August 2007
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;8/6/2007, Vol. 272 Issue 6, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the chaos created due to import of tainted Chinese toys. It reports on adulteration of several Chinese exports including toothpaste with diethylene glycol (DEG), pet food with melamine and coating of toys with lead paint. Details regarding recalls by the toy makers, Fisher-Price Inc. and RC2 Brands Inc. are given. It discusses global steps by governments, consumer product firms and chemical distributors to assure Chinese exports' quality and safety to avoid the bad repute.
ACCESSION #
27020874

 

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