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Toxic metal found in Chinese-made children’s jewellery

Children’s jewellery imported from China has come under the spotlight in the US, after an investigation by the Associated Press found it contained the toxic metal cadmium.

Cadmium is a known carcinogen that can affect the kidney and brain development in children. Its effects are worse than lead – a metal that was at the centre of a toxic toy scandal in 2007.

(Source: The Epoch Times)