Fresh squeeze on PVC industry over phthalates in baby products

The PVC industry has been dealt a fresh blow after leading Scandinavian retailers withdrew PVC baby products and soft toys from their shelves following an official study in Denmark which found that high levels of some phthalates migrate from baby teething rings. European toy manufacturers are under pressure to follow suit - and two leading UK retailers have promised urgent reviews to identify if their baby products contain phthalates.


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