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Recycling contaminates plastic toys with toxic chemicals from electronic waste

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Some banned toxic flame retardant chemicals are now found in recycled plastics in form of e-waste, which are being made into several toys for children to play with. It is believed that the popular magic puzzle toys called “Rubik” contain these harmful chemicals. Though these chemicals are already banned, the Stockholm Convention is however yet to address their use in recycled form ...

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