Stories tagged: cadmium
Tue., Feb. 23, 2016, 10:40 a.m.
Oregon legislators ask CDC for help with Portland air
Three Oregon legislators have appealed to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for help assessing the public threat from carcinogens found in Portland’s air.
Mon., June 14, 2010
‘Shrek’ glasses going over like a lead balloon
Lorena Ortiz worries about toys, jewelry – and now “Shrek” glasses – getting recalled because of toxic metals. With two small children at home, Oritz, of Fort Worth, Texas, worries …
Fri., June 4, 2010, 7:16 a.m.
McDonald’s pulls 12M cadmium-tainted Shrek glasses
Cadmium has been discovered in the painted design on “Shrek”-themed drinking glasses being sold nationwide at McDonald’s, forcing the burger giant to recall 12 million of the cheap U.S.-made collectibles …
Thu., May 20, 2010
Toxic metal common in Miley Cyrus line
LOS ANGELES – Walmart said Wednesday it is pulling an entire line of Miley Cyrus-brand necklaces and bracelets from its shelves after tests performed for the Associated Press found the …
Wed., Feb. 3, 2010
Tests find cadmium in some adult jewelry
LOS ANGELES – Concern about the heavy metal cadmium in jewelry grew Tuesday as a California environmental group said new testing of adult necklaces and bracelets bought at three leading …
Thu., Jan. 14, 2010
Kids’ jewelry draws fire
LOS ANGELES – The nation’s product safety agency issued an unprecedented warning Wednesday to parents: Don’t give your children cheap metal jewelry. And if they already have some, toss it …
Mon., Jan. 11, 2010
Toxic metal cadmium found in kids’ jewelry
LOS ANGELES – Barred from using lead in children’s jewelry because of its toxicity, some Chinese manufacturers have been substituting the more dangerous heavy metal cadmium in sparkling charm bracelets …