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http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com/news/2018-07-25/62-percent-of-toys-sold-in-country-are-harmful-to-children.html

Jul 25, 2018-Children’s toys that are sold in the country contain high level of toxic heavy metals and other harmful chemicals, a recent study has revealed.

Quezon City.  Don’t make, don’t sell and don’t buy poison lipsticks!

http://www.setoghar.com/archives/45135/07/

सेतोघर संबाददाता / बिहिबार, साउन १०, २०७५

बालबालिकाको खेलौनाहरुमा उच्च स्तरमा हानिकारक रसायनहरु पाईएको छ । यसको लागि राष्ट्रिय मापदण्डको प्रभावकारी कार्यान्वयनको आवश्यकता देखिएको कारण यस सम्बन्धमा साउन ७ गते एक विशेष कार्यक्रम समेत गरिएको छ ।

http://epaper.thehimalayantimes.com/textview_9972_5327_4_1_2_24-07-2018_...

Kathmandu, July 23

 

High levels of toxic substances have been found in over 60 per cent of children's toys tested in the Nepali market.

https://www.foodpackagingforum.org/news/chemicals-associated-with-plastic-packaging

Study compiles database of chemicals associated with plastic packaging (CPPdb); at least 148 substances highly hazardous, many untested or unknown

Report Summary

(Gotebörg, Sweden) High levels of toxic substances have been found in over 60% of children’s toys tested in a recent analysis of toxic heavy metals and chemicals in toys on the market in Nepal. The study, released on the anniversary of the passage of Nepal’s 2017 regulatory standard on toxic substances in children’s products, a law that industry lobbyists are currently working to weaken, underscores the need for greater enforcement of the strong regulation. The study was conducted by CEPHED, a Nepalese public interest NGO, and IPEN, a global network of public interest health and environment NGOs.

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