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Press Release: Recycling contaminates plastic children’s toys with toxic chemicals from electronic waste

For immediate release: Nairobi, 19th April 2017   Recycling contaminates plastic children’s toys with toxic chemicals from electronic waste   A new global survey finds that recycling plastics containing toxic flame retardant chemicals found in electronic waste results in contamination of the world’s best-selling toy along with other children’s products. Ironically, the chemical contaminants can..

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POPS RECYCLING CONTAMINATES CHILDREN’S TOYS WITH TOXIC FLAME RETARDANTS

Established in 1998, IPEN is currently comprised of over 500 Participating Organizations in 116 countries, primarily developing and transition countries. IPEN brings together leading environmental and public health groups around the world to establish and implement safe chemicals policies and practices that protect human health and the environment. IPEN’s mission is a toxics-free future for all.

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