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


    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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