Daily Archives: October 28, 2017

Friday the state-run Xinhua Information Agency reported.

In its report, Xinhua stated inspectors ‘sealed the bead toys at the producer’ whose name had not been released. Companies worldwide have outsourced manufacturing significantly, often choosing Chinese factories for their cost and quality. But heated competition among factories and the rising cost of labor, land and fuel have sometimes put pressure on profits, causing some producers to cut corners. In the latest case, the Aqua Bindeez or Dots were likely to have been covered with nontoxic 1,5-pentanediol, a chemical used in computer printer ink commonly. But that chemical generally sells for three or four times the cost of the toxic compound on the tainted toys, 1,4-butanediol.. Continue reading