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‘Shrilling chicken’ is cute but very dangerous, says toxic watch group

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A toxic watch group is seeking the removal from the local market of a Chinese-made plastic toy called “Shrilling Chicken” after two European countries banned its sale because of serious health and environmental risks.

Posted: July 26th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Mercury-tainted cosmetics sold in Metro Manila despite ban


A toxics watch group has warned the public against buying mercury-tainted whitening products allegedly imported from the United States, China, Japan and Taiwan and sold in Manila and Quezon City.

Posted: July 21st, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Mercury found in some skin whiteners

Samples of the beauty products that tested positive for high levels of mercury and that were bought in stores in Manila, Parañaque and Pasay  
EcoWaste Coalition/ contributed photo

An environmental watchdog warned the public against buying whitening products supposedly from the US, China, Japan and Taiwan which are laced with mercury and are being sold in retail shops around Manila and Quezon City.

Posted: July 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Group warns vs drinking from toxic shot glasses sold in QC, Manila


A shot of liquor can give you a lethal dose of lead, according to a toxics watch group.

Posted: July 14th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Kids may be dry but still in danger wearing ‘toxic raincoats’

GEARING UP  A child tries on a raincoat at the Divisoria market district in Manila on Saturday. NIÑO JESUS ORBETA

Toxic rain gear may protect children against the common cold but they can make kids sicker in the long run.

Posted: July 6th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »