Trading in products containing toxic substances
Other Names: Dumping of dangerous and illegal products in vulnerable countries
Incidence: European companies are allowed to manufacture soap containing mercuric iodine for export to Africa, where it is used to lighten skin colour. The soap can cause foetal damage, anaemia and kidney failure.
Problem Type: E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update 01.01.2000 – 00:00 CET