2 Responses to More on Toxicity of Pallets

  1. Anonymous says:

    From March 2010, the chemical fumigation with methyl bromide has now been banned within all european countries, pallets are now heat-treated (HT).
    On the other hand, many people around here continue re-using railway cross-beams(gardens, terraces…) without knowledge of their carcinogen toxicity. Selling railway cross-beams has been banned for 10 years but DIY discounters go on selling thousands of tons with impunity.

  2. Anonymous says:

    Products Made in China (including Bottle Caps), May be Made with Hazardous Wastes

    http://www.theepochtimes.com/n3/1328545-syringes-underwear-and-the-business-of-recyling-in-china/?utm_source=Epoch10&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=6

    Syringes, Underwear, and the Business of Recyling in China

    form of spent hospital goods or used underwear.

    The unclean and potentially disease-ridden materials are cheaply re-sold to manufacturers, who turn them into everyday consumption goods such as quilts, plastic semi-finished products, or children’s stuffed animals.

    manufactures plastic granules from used syringes and infusion bags.

    Granules made from the used medical items would then be sold to become a wide range of plastic products—plastic bags, boards, toys, basins, and beverage caps.

    The untreated or poorly treated plastic from one-time-use hospital supplies can contain harmful bacteria, as well as viral, toxic, or even radioactive agents.

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