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Children’s jewelry found to contain significant traces of toxic metal

Posted by Frank Spector | Jan 11, 2010 | 0 Comments

In a story appearing on at least 143 news websites, the AP (1/11, Pritchard) reports that recent lab tests have shown “eye-popping levels” of cadmium in children's jewelry. The metal, which has been linked to cancer and weakened kidneys, “is particularly dangerous for children, because growing bodies readily absorb substances, and cadmium accumulates in the kidneys for decades.” Recent research has also determined that children exposed to cadmium “were more likely to report learning disabilities,” and that it “lowers IQ even more than lead.”

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